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The Media That Ignored Obama’s Beliefs Goes After Mitt’s Mormonism
Townhall.com ^ | April 15, 2012 | Doug Giles

Posted on 04/15/2012 7:42:04 AM PDT by Kaslin

When the former junior state senator from Chicago, one Barack Obama—a man no one knew diddly about—decided, “Hey, I’m gonna run for president!” people were eager to learn more about this promising upstart. Uncle Joe Biden was curious about Barack. Joe said at first blush that Obama seemed “clean” and “articulate,” which, I think, would be a hate crime if a conservative said that about him.

Anyhoo, Obama impressed many chiefly because he could enthusiastically read vague, cliché-riddled speeches off a teleprompter that included lots of big words like nobody’s business! This ability to read hazy political speeches in public without putting folks into a full-on level IV coma left the bedazzled masses wondering, “Who is this masked man? Who are his buddies?” and … “Are there more like him? He’s a doozy!”

Yep, people wanted to know from whence he came, what books he read and what groups supported him because he was three words: A-May-Zing! As the various news outlets started finding out that BHO’s buddies were sordid, anti-American fellows of the baser sort; his favorite book was dedicated to Lucifer; his endorsers included Communists and Hamas; and his folks weren’t exactly the Huxtables, the mainstream media decided, “Eh, let’s not talk about his past and his present friends and philosophy but rather how inspiring his fuzzy speeches are and how skinny he is.”

Indeed, everybody was like, “Well, those are some strange playmates, and those books are interesting—really not the ones we would read, but who are we to judge? And haven’t we all had, at one time or another, one or two friends in our past who dedicated riot-inducing books to Satan, set off a bomb in the Capitol Building and hated Israel with a passion? Would we like it if people painted us with our friends’ bizarre brush?”

Gadfly Sean Hannity wouldn’t leave well enough alone in ‘07 and decided to investigate not only Obama’s pals but Barack and Michelle’s pastor/mentor and religion that they had enjoyed for the last two decades. Boy howdy, did Hannity and others stumble onto some interesting revelations about Obama’s church. Stuff like ...

· Anti-Semitic conspiracy theories

· The advocacy of bizarre, pseudo-scientific racial ideas

· Opposition to interracial marriage

· Praising Communist dictatorships

· The denunciation of black “assimilation”

· The belief that the American government created AIDS to kill black people

· Preaching that America deserved 9/11 terrorists attacks

· The fact that Reverend Wright was, according to the Chicago Sun-Times, a “close confidant” of Obama

When common folks discovered Reverend Jeremiah Wright’s religious views were racist, Marxist and nuttier than a squirrel’s turd, some rightly wondered if BHO also believed this bogus smack, and if not, why he would sit for twenty years listening to those race-baiting beliefs if he fundamentally and radically disagreed. Why, they wondered, did he not vehemently condemn this cuckoo stuff?

The media, however, decided for us cattle that Reverend Wright’s racially-charged sermons, his black liberation theology and the fact that Obama sat for two decades under this slow drip of heresy wasn’t newsworthy and bypassed those tasty morsels. Instead, they crucified anyone who dared question Obama’s affiliation with his class warfare junkie Jeremiah (who was swiftly tossed under BHO’s campaign bus).

Fast-forward to 2012 and Mitt Romney and his religion.

The same media that ignored information about Obama’s racist religious roots steeped in Marxism is already queuing up with queries about Romney’s Mormonism as somehow being weird and a tad white. MSNBC led the charge this past week wondering aloud if and when Mitt would rebuke Mormonism’s disallowance of blacks into the Mormon priesthood until 1978. The duplicitous journalists who saw no story in the well-documented anti-honky rhetoric of Wright’s/Obama’s “religion” now want to paint Romney with the racist brush? How convenient.

As an evangelical I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t get Mormonism, but I do get Marxism, and we’re now seeing the political fruit coming from Obama’s ignored and divisive theological roots. Which leads me to this conclusion as an evangelical: I don’t care if Mitt is crazy rich and wears magic Mormon underroos. In 2012 I will take a quasi-conservative Mormon who has been ridiculously successful over an uncompromised Marxist any ol’ day.

And lastly, a word of advice for the MSM: I would leave Mitt’s Mormonism well enough alone unless, of course, you want Obama’s religious roots to be exposed, as well. I believe Americans will find in Mormonism more pro-traditional American sentiments than they will in Reverend Wright’s greatest sermon collections.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: mediahypocrites; obamachristian; romneymormon

1 posted on 04/15/2012 7:42:10 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

And they waited until after he secured the nomination, as predicted.


2 posted on 04/15/2012 7:43:39 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: Kaslin

I have some questions and reservations about some Mormon beliefs and origins, but his religion is the least of the problems I have with Romney.


3 posted on 04/15/2012 7:47:51 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2012)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
And they waited until after he secured the nomination, as predicted.

Uh oh... Now you've done it. The "Newt's gonna win!" crowd should be here shortly.

4 posted on 04/15/2012 7:49:33 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: Drew68

Be sure to stock up on exclamation points!!!


5 posted on 04/15/2012 7:51:00 AM PDT by rhombus
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To: Kaslin

The Senate has been under Mormon control for a number of years now.


6 posted on 04/15/2012 7:52:25 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Kaslin

Who didn’t see that one coming?


7 posted on 04/15/2012 7:54:12 AM PDT by 38special (Only fools believe the liberal media)
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To: Kaslin

You mean there’s.....there’s a double standard in the old media? Gosh......who knew?


8 posted on 04/15/2012 7:57:16 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Drew68

Even Newt has said that Romney is going to get it.


9 posted on 04/15/2012 7:57:49 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: Kaslin

Obama shows no signs of having been taught by Wright. In fact, little barry bastard’s beliefs are more a reflection of the ‘church of billy ayers and pastors Cloward and Piven’ than anything the racist hate-monger Wright taught. Milt, on the other hand, is definitley a product of his religion. In fact, Mitt Romney considers himself a high priest in the order of the Priesthood ONLY JESUS CHRIST holds. So this apologist, Giles, would be more credible had he warned that the beliefs and communist/anarchist methodology of Cloward and Piven and billy the bomber would be exposed broadly if the ‘media’ (which Giles has zero power over) exposes the religious beliefs and heresies in MormonISM.


10 posted on 04/15/2012 7:58:06 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Kaslin
Joe said at first blush that Obama seemed “clean” and “articulate,” which, I think, would be a hate crime if a conservative said that about him.

I think there's a misunderstanding here. By saying Obama was "clean," what Biden meant was that his birth records, passport, student records, financial aid, itineraries, etc., have been scrubbed from this Earth. Sort of like an untraceable gun someone might drop at a crime scene. "Clean," but there for other purposes than would first appear to be the case. Yeah, he's clean all right.

11 posted on 04/15/2012 7:59:14 AM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Drew68

I’m not surprised that you recognized your own lie being spittled. Your alinsky tactics are clear, and it’s a mystery to me how you can ridicule the man who founded FreeRepublic and remain ozone free. But such is the magnanimity of Jim Robinson. I’m not as mucha gentleman as he. I just come out and say you’re a lying stink bug trying to establish rominy inevitability beofre the liar has the nomination counted.


12 posted on 04/15/2012 8:01:56 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Drew68

Could not the Republican Establishment see this coming?


13 posted on 04/15/2012 8:02:06 AM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

No, you’re mistaken. Newt has stated that IF Romney wins. But I understand why you make such assertions on this set-up thread.


14 posted on 04/15/2012 8:05:06 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Kaslin

Romney being a Mormon is the least of my worries about him.

Anything is better than the Muslim we have now.


15 posted on 04/15/2012 8:07:24 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: MHGinTN

Beg pardon? His reaction to both the Gates and Martin affairs shows he has a chip on his shoulder. Futhermore, ,exactly how much does Wright’s liberation theology differ from Ayers’ or Alinsky’s philosophy, except for the God talk? About as much as Mussolini’s socialism differed from his fascism.


16 posted on 04/15/2012 8:09:44 AM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: Jim Robinson

And here we have yet another not so hidden thread that was started to promote Milt Rominy by default. I suspect we have several disgruntled LDS inc folks who are licking their chops at the chance to defy your efforts to not use FR resources to promote the abortion loving lying Melchizedek high priest, Mitt Romney, famous Mormon.


17 posted on 04/15/2012 8:10:26 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Kaslin

LOve the pictures of George and Laura on your profile page. [Be patient, I’m tryign to find something noce to write, on a thread where the insidious milt romminy support is oozing forth.]


18 posted on 04/15/2012 8:16:18 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Kaslin

LOve the pictures of George and Laura on your profile page. [Be patient, I’m trying to find something nice to write, on a thread where the insidious milt romminy support is oozing forth.]


19 posted on 04/15/2012 8:16:42 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Venturer

I feel the same way as you do about Romney’s Mormonism, but I would never vote for a Muslim or an atheist


20 posted on 04/15/2012 8:18:32 AM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Drew68

Obama and his people are still furious that the right called him out on the Jeremiah Wright issue. It was a foregone conclusion that they would take great pleasure in doing the same with Willard’s Mormonism——and it’s a target-rich environment.

Oh, well. The GOP-e wanted their Mormon, and now they’ve pretty much got him.


21 posted on 04/15/2012 8:20:22 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: MHGinTN

“Obama shows no signs of having been taught by Wright.”

Then why did he choose such a racist POS for his attorney general?


22 posted on 04/15/2012 8:21:15 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: Kaslin

BTW, IIRC we have a great conservative radio personality on WLAC named Doug Giles ... but I could be mistaken.


23 posted on 04/15/2012 8:26:27 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Kaslin
Now Obama can throw Harry Reid, a Mormon, under the bus with Mitt.

All of the problems with this country are because of George Bush, Harry Reid AND Mitt Romney!

24 posted on 04/15/2012 8:27:24 AM PDT by mckenzie7 (Democrats = Trough Sloppers!)
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To: MikeSteelBe

Because little barry bastard is a racist. I suspect Mooseshell picked the Wright church precisely for its racist rantings. Link Holder to Wright, then you might have a case for barry picking eric because of cooking in Wright’s race ahtred church.


25 posted on 04/15/2012 8:29:40 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN
I just come out and say you’re a lying stink bug trying to establish rominy inevitability beofre the liar has the nomination counted.

Wow! A gentleman and a scholar. Newt would be embarassed to have you as a supporter.

26 posted on 04/15/2012 8:30:21 AM PDT by neocon1984
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To: MikeSteelBe

One of the blatant proofs tyhat little barry soetoro is not as bright as the media have built him up to be is barry’s long association with billy the bomber ayers, whose radical beliefs include using blacks as cannon fodder to stoke the revolution and destroy America. If Barry dunhams was so intelligent he would have picked up on that while college aged. He still hasn’t.


27 posted on 04/15/2012 8:32:50 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: neocon1984

With liars and fifth column enemies, I am neither a gentleman nor a shcolar to them. I believe in aggressive response when trolls attack my home or my friends. I’m a friend of Newt ... but my judgment isn’t flawless, I was also a friend of Glenn Beck.


28 posted on 04/15/2012 8:36:32 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Kaslin

Not really meaningful. Best thing Mitt can do for Republicans is to step down out of the campaign and leave it to the Conservatives ~ else he won’t even have anybody but a handful of party pros out there campaigning for him.


29 posted on 04/15/2012 8:41:40 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Paladin2

And, the Senate did not improve under Mormon control. Now they can’t even product a national budget!


30 posted on 04/15/2012 8:42:46 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Kaslin

Good old State Run Gangster Government Media. They never disappoint.


31 posted on 04/15/2012 8:47:31 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: MHGinTN
There are certainly LDS types who've also been sucking on LSD postage stamps.

Their guy should retire from the primaries. He's got about 30% of the vote ~ and that is outside the prevailing Republican/Conservative orthodoxy.

You get the nomination with 30% you end up campaigning by yourself!

32 posted on 04/15/2012 8:47:48 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Kaslin

Good old State Run Gangster Government Media. They never disappoint.


33 posted on 04/15/2012 8:47:52 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: MHGinTN
I'd take Newt of Myth in a heartbeat.

I gave money to Herman, and state-controlled media took him out.

I gave money to Newt, and state-controlled media knee-capped him.

My support seems to be the kiss of death.

34 posted on 04/15/2012 8:56:54 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: RobbyS

Nope, all the could see was polls from the same media telling them that only Romney could beat Obama. They took the bait, hook, line, sinker, and are currently choking down the pole.


35 posted on 04/15/2012 10:00:23 AM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Well they dare not call us invaders, 'Tis but state rights and liberty we ask; -Civil War Song)
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To: Idaho_Cowboy

The GOP-e has been backing Mitt long before polls for this election even started. Just look how far back you can find Rove talking him up and talking everyone else down. He was supposed to be pumped up to be inevitable months ahead of Iowa and declared the official nominee then. There are only two possible reasons for it. They wanted his big Wall Street money and/or they liked his self-described progressive views. The establishment worked very long and hard to outflank the Tea Party on this one and we’ll find out on June 6th if they won this round.


36 posted on 04/15/2012 10:10:04 AM PDT by JediJones (From the makers of Romney, Bloomberg/Schwarzenegger 2016. Because the GOP can never go too far left.)
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37 posted on 04/15/2012 10:19:51 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: Kaslin
So, how many Divisions does the President of the LDS have? I suspect the MSM may not like the answer.
38 posted on 04/15/2012 11:29:14 AM PDT by Grut
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To: Kaslin
Yeah!, What about all those Mormons who flew planes into buildings huh? Those same Mormons who wanted to build that Ground Zero temple! The Taliban are all Mormons too! Don't forget those Mormon suicide bombers! Death to Americka, they shout.

Those Mormons can all go to hell! Wait... they ARE all going to hell.

Don't try and tell me about Mormons, I know all about em!

(HUGE SARC TAG) (Mormon = Muslim, above)

I will not vote for Romney, but his faith has NOTHING to do with it. Not even a little bit. It is a non issue, but I would like to know if he wears boxers, briefs, or magic underpants.

39 posted on 04/15/2012 11:37:49 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Kaslin

Ya had to know this was coming ... hope the mormons are ready to have the formally disinterested public learn how weird and unorthodox their religion is ...


40 posted on 04/15/2012 11:48:09 AM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: RnMomof7

MormonISM isn’t just weird and unorthodox, it is anti-Christian. Milt is an oath taking member of LDS inc Melchizedek high priesthood. If you don’t know about the issue, there is only ONE High Priest and since Jesus IS the Great High Priest and alive forever in that position, the LDS inc melchizedek priesthood gaggle is an heresy to Jesus Christ the One and ONLY Great High Priest in the line of Melchizedek. ... And that is but the tip of a nasty, blasphemous religion founded by a peepstone conman sexual predator of married women, the religion of which Milt Rominy supports with millions of dollars and taking their ‘high preisthood’ oaths. The media will make it a blasphemy for a practicing Catholic to vote for Milt. Of course, the media, working for the commie-in-chief, hid the trash they will now spew, since they wanted Newt and Rick out of the weay for their chosen sucker punch.


41 posted on 04/15/2012 2:24:14 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: RnMomof7

MormonISM isn’t just weird and unorthodox, it is anti-Christian. Milt is an oath taking member of LDS inc Melchizedek high priesthood. If you don’t know about the issue, there is only ONE High Priest and since Jesus IS the Great High Priest and alive forever in that position, the LDS inc melchizedek priesthood gaggle is an heresy to Jesus Christ the One and ONLY Great High Priest in the line of Melchizedek. ... And that is but the tip of a nasty, blasphemous religion founded by a peepstone conman sexual predator of married women, the religion of which Milt Rominy supports with millions of dollars and taking their ‘high preisthood’ oaths. The media will make it a blasphemy for a practicing Catholic to vote for Milt. Of course, the media, working for the commie-in-chief, hid the trash they will now spew, since they wanted Newt and Rick out of the way for their chosen sucker punch.


42 posted on 04/15/2012 2:24:33 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: MHGinTN

“barry’s long association with billy the bomber ayers, whose radical beliefs include using blacks as cannon fodder to stoke the revolution and destroy America”

I do not think a narcissist would care about the plight of their race anyway, they would just use racism as a means to an end.


43 posted on 04/16/2012 7:32:49 AM PDT by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was, as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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