Mitt Romney and the Mormon Church

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Mitt Romney and the Mormon ChurchMitt Romney speaks often about his faith in God and his loyalty to "the same church."  But in 2007, when he made a carefully written speech about his religion, he mentioned the word "Mormon" only once.  He seems "unable to talk about the very subject he seems to care about most, a lifelong source of spiritual, familial and intellectual sustenance." Despite his big money, years of organizing and a chattering-class consensus that he's the "inevitable" nominee, Romney has failed to connect with two-thirds of Republican voters. Should he be more open about his Mormon faith? How it would shape his conduct in office? We talk with fellow Mormons and others.




Warren Olney