Skip to comments.Was Mitt Romney’s vote the fulfillment of a Mormon prophecy?
Posted on 02/06/2020 12:14:38 PM PST by Impala64ssa
SALT LAKE CITY Utahans reacted to Sen. Mitt Romneys decision to break Republican ranks with a mixture of pride and dismay Wednesday, with some in this majority-Mormon state even suggesting that his vote to remove President Trump from office recalled a prophecy attributed to the church founder Joseph Smith.
Although generally debunked as apocryphal by modern historians, the so-called White Horse Prophecy dates to 1844 when Smith himself was a candidate for president of the United States. The Mormons members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have long regarded the U.S. Constitution as a divinely inspired document. According to the legend, Smith predicted that someday the Constitution would be in extreme danger hanging like a thread as fine as silk fiber and that a member of the church would ride in on a white horse to save it. I think Mitt Romney is under the impression that he is going to be the white horse Republican who will save the country, said Salt Lake City historian Will Bagley, a frequent critic of the church and its leaders. Whether or not that would happen is a different matter, but I think if it came down to picking between Mitt Romney and Mike Pence, most people would go with Romney.
Romney, a former Massachusetts governor and the Republican Partys 2012 nominee for president, was only the second person in history to first be elected governor of one state and then represent another in the Senate. (Sam Houston was the other.) Romneys decision came only one day after a Utah poll showed that despite the impeachment proceedings or perhaps because of them Trumps popularity in the state was at a new high. The poll by the Utah Policy political site and
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Well thank God he didn’t.
Or we wouldn’t have this president now.
Oh, there must be a white horse somewhere all right... with all the horses-— that Mittens was slinging yesterday.
Well I’m sure Benedict Romney believes it.
We’ll see what God says
Jack Mormon. Jack Republican.
Well, he’s part of a White Horse, just not the head...............
Joseph Smith was a con man, Amazing that people still follow the con job he called a religion.
The white horseman did more damage to the mormon reputation than Bin Laden did to islam.
Magic underware ?
I am a Mormon. I do not agree with Romney. Don’t try to hide behind the church. I support President Trump!!!,
Mormonism is a Cult . Joe Smith is a false Prophet.
See the many reasons for this , one of my favorite is a book titled/named the “God Makers”.
Btw , just for the record .. The moon is not inhabited by Quakers.
My Jesus isn’t Satan’s brother either.
Mitt Romney . is a JOKE! The really sad part is the way Mormons present themselves as Christians. Nothing could be more inaccurate.
The White Horse’s Ass Prophecy
Don’t be stupid.
He was jealous of Trump for winning after he lost and angry at Trump for calling his campaign the worst in history.
It’s the act of little-boyism. Not the act of religion.
Don’t be stupid.
Say what? This guy must be smuggling reefers in from Colorado.
The look on their faces?? A Kodak Moment!!
L Ron Hubbard only wishes hed been that successful.
By saying that God told him how to vote (Mormons rarely use the word God; they prefer Heavenly Father), Mitt put himself as the only right one in the room, putting himself at odds even with his fellow underwear model Mike Lee of Utah. God spoke, therefore anyone disagreeing with him is wrong.
He seems rather like Adam Shif, unable to sense the scorn heaped his way.
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