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Romney's Religion Shapes the Man, Not the Message

philbryson Wrote: Jun 02, 2012 5:50 PM
When Mormons all lived in Salt Lake City and environs, before radio and television, when people were filled with bigotry and hatred for anything they didn't understand, this kind of invective was expected. Dreadnaught, I hope you have the opportunity someday to visit temple square in Salt Lake City, or have a Mormon neighbor. We have congregations all over the country, but you appear either to be from another century, or to have avoided ever knowing a Mormon. I can assure you that our feelings toward you are totally warm and fuzzy compared to your feelings toward us.
A tiny incident in the life of a candidate can sometimes tell us more about him than a dozen speeches or television commercials. When Mitt Romney paused to rub his wife's aching feet after a tough and tiring day of campaigning in Michigan last fall, we got just a glimmer, but a bright one, of insight into the man who would be president.

Romney, so we're told over and over, is a stuffed shirt who doesn't smoke or drink and lacks quotable spontaneity. He should loosen up. Well, it's time to talk about his warmer qualities.

Here was an off-camera intimacy,...