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View Diary: Alternet: Mitt Romney’s Mormon Fanaticism Combined with Neoconservatism is a Threat to our Country (20 comments)

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    alain2112

    From Romney's 60+ years as a Mormon we have this one story repeated over and over about Romney being a prick.

    We know Romney's a prick.  And we know Romney is a Mormon.  But there is nothing here to suggest he's an extremist of some kind -- you know, beyond your basic right wing Republican dickishness.

    •  Oh no, not one story... (3+ / 0-)

      If you click on the link you will see this:

      Chosen as a kind of enforcer-in-chief, Romney betrayed a zeal far beyond the call of duty. Bishop Romney tried to stop a mother of four whose health was seriously endangered by her pregnancy from having an abortion. The church allows abortion in cases of rape, incest, and danger to the life of the mother, provided a male LDS authority gives permission to the pregnant woman. Romney's superior had already told the woman to proceed for the sake of her health; Romney intervened. Romney refused to allow an infertile couple to take advantage of the LDS adoption service until the wife agreed to quit her job and be a stay-at-home mother. Other reliable reports of Mitt’s years as a Mormon clergyman have him excommunicating adulterers, calling homosexuals under his authority “perverse,” warning a middle-aged divorced woman that she was not allowed to have sex, and telling a leading Mormon feminist, “You’re not my kind of Mormom

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