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Whoopi Tries to Paint Ann Romney as Out of Touch, Fails

Luscious Lars Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 9:05 AM
Maybe Whoopie Cushion was just confused (as always) about Mormons vs. Jehova's Witnesses. I'm not sure about the JW's but I believe they are very anti military, anti war, and are against standing and/or saluting the American flag. I've gone a couple of rounds with some of their reps who've come to my door selling their Watchtower magazine. They probably leave with the attitude that I'm not "convertible".
Jay Wye Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 9:43 AM
my mom was a Witness,but somehow,I came out non-religious. And I served in the USAF,1970-74.She was proud of me for that. Oh,and she was a WAVE in WW2.
Lance6161 Wrote: Oct 19, 2012 9:10 AM
Yes, JW's are even taught it is wrong to salute or pledge alligence to the flag.

During The View yesterday, co-host Whoopi Goldberg attempted to pin Ann Romney in an corner and as out of touch by saying, "your religion doesn't allow people to serve [in the military]." Romney immediately and gracefully responded by saying her assumption wasn't correct. Jump to 4:42 for the exchange.

Whoopi: As first lady, if you get the job, it’s going to entail a lot of things, and one of those things is going to be talking to the mothers whose children are coming home in bags, you know, from wars. Now, I know — I believe that your...