WORTH REPEATING: The Devil & Mitt Romney 2


Romney felt politically forced to give the speech specifically because evangelical Christians seem to know a little too much about the faith of his fathers. Many evangelicals believe and have said publicly that Mormonism — contrary to Romney’s assertions — is not a Christian religion but an abomination of Christianity. Here’s a sampling of why: Mormons believe that the Garden of Eden was in Missouri; that Jews were the first people in America; that Indians descended from Jews and are a lost tribe of Israel; that Jesus came to America; that after the next coming of Christ (which will be the second or third, depending on how you count his trip to America), the world will be ruled for a thousand years from Jerusalem and Missouri; and to answer Mike Huckabee’s now famous question, yes, they believe “Jesus and Lucifer were brothers, in the sense of both being spiritually begotten by the Father.” MORE

RELATED: So Mike Huckabee has brought on Ed Rollins to be his national campaign chairman…bringing onmikehuckabeehomeboysepia.gif Rollins sends a second message — that while Huckabee is selling himself as Mr. Sunshine on the trail, an above-the-fray healer who is not a member of the nasty politics-as-usual crowd, he’s just hired one of the toughest and nastiest political operatives the modern GOP has ever known. In addition to his Reagan pedigree, Rollins was a principal on Ross Perot’s 1992 campaign. The next year he earned himself both infamy and a grand jury investigation when he boasted to reporters that he had engineered Christie Todd Whitmans razor-thin victory in the New Jersey governor’s race by paying off African American ministers to help suppress the black vote.

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