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If Romney's Mormonism Is Fair Game, So Is The Rev. Jeremiah Wright
IBD Editorials ^ | April 25, 2012 | LARRY ELDER

Posted on 04/25/2012 4:24:53 PM PDT by Kaslin

A well-regarded Republican strategist at a private gathering recently warned, "And just wait until they play that Mormon card." By "they," he meant the Obama campaign and its complicit media cheerleaders.

Lawrence O'Donnell, only days later, gave his viewers a historical tutorial on the Mormon religion, darkly suggesting that we all should be afraid, very afraid. The Democratic governor of Montana, Brian Schweitzer, called Mitt Romney's grandfather a "polygamist."

This is actually good news for the Romney campaign.

By making Romney's Mormonism an issue, the Obama campaign has, as trial lawyers like to say, "reopened" the issue of religion. The Romney campaign can therefore revisit the Rev. Jeremiah Wright and Obama's close relationship to him. True, Obama apparently severed ties to Wright, but Obama did so only after the very salvation of his first presidential campaign depended upon it.

Wright, Obama's pastor for some 20 years, was described by Obama as his "spiritual advisor." Wright married the Obamas, baptized their children and blessed their home. One of Wright's friends is the anti-Semitic advocate of racial separatism, Minister Louis Farrakhan. "Trumpet Magazine," published by Wright's daughter and formerly promoted on the church's website, once honored Farrakhan in a cover story as a man who "truly epitomized greatness." In the article, Wright lauded Farrakhan as "one of the 20th and 21st century giants of the African-American religious experience."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections

1 posted on 04/25/2012 4:25:00 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

It’s all fair game.

We need more discussion on how many times per week that Obama attended Wright’s church and what he heard, and what Wright believes.

And we need a discussion on the 1986 Ensign Magazine article (official publication for the LDS church) at that talks about Jesus and satan/lucifer supposedly being brothers and if Romney/Mormons believe this.

Does Romney believe this?

This article has had plenty of time to be scrubbed from Ensign’s pages by LDS’s.

I posted a link/thread to this/on this topic.

2 posted on 04/25/2012 4:29:48 PM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Kaslin

To the headline: yep

3 posted on 04/25/2012 4:33:51 PM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Let me see if the GOP-E is serious about this... cricket cricket cricket... they have been silent and they will Obama be where Obama will not let them be, so, there we are, the crucifiction game has begun, let us pop the popcorn. Are the Mormons going to accept the crucifiction or not now? Either they are going to rush against OBama and throw him his prison for his attempt on the life of millions, or it’s a joke and Romney will lose the election.

4 posted on 04/25/2012 4:36:52 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: svcw

I agree, and high time

5 posted on 04/25/2012 4:38:47 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Kaslin

Romney could always say, he sat in church for 20 years but didn’t hear or remember any of the services.

6 posted on 04/25/2012 4:39:29 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: Kaslin

I don’t think anybody voting for Baraq gives a rip about his religion.

They want govt handouts.

7 posted on 04/25/2012 4:41:27 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Kaslin

How can we make Mormon birth certificates an issue and make it look like it is coming from the Left?

8 posted on 04/25/2012 5:33:27 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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9 posted on 04/25/2012 6:02:39 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum!)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

What is the problem with Mormon birth certificate? I am Mormon and my birth certificate came from the state of Utah.

10 posted on 04/25/2012 11:17:45 PM PDT by Utah Girl (John 15:12, Matthew 5:44)
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To: Utah Girl

Utah Girl, Have you read Thelma Geer’s book?

11 posted on 04/26/2012 3:45:55 AM PDT by fulltlt
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To: Kaslin


12 posted on 04/26/2012 4:06:22 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: fulltlt

No. I just went to and read the prefaces and first chapter. Based on what I read, no,I won’t be reading the book. Thanks for your question.

13 posted on 04/26/2012 11:47:46 AM PDT by Utah Girl (John 15:12, Matthew 5:44)
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