Posted by: mulrickillion | January 31, 2012

What Is It About Mormons?

New York Times – Room for Debate, Jan 30, 2012 —

Introduction

Mitt Romney and Mormons

Brian Snyder/Reuters Unfortunately for Mitt Romney, Van and Dean Call were too young to vote in the South Carolina primary.

Heading into the Florida primary, Mitt Romney appears to be in the lead. The candidate, whose results so far have been mixed, continues to be stymied by suspicions about his religion. But why are so many Americans uncomfortable with Mormonism?

A recent Pew survey, found that Mormons are hard-working and civic-minded. Couldn’t the nation use some Mormon discipline: frugality, morality, self-improvement, worldliness? Indeed, with these traits, shouldn’t Americans be dying to vote for a Mormon?

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Source: What Is It About Mormons? – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com

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