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Romney’s grace after defeat may mitigate pain for many LDS supporters

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here.) Mitt Romney’s concession speech (here) was gracious, generous and conciliatory. It even impressed MSNBC talker Chris Matthews, who has spent the better part of a year accusing the … Read More

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Jon Huntsman is still dissing his GOP presidential opponents

Jon Huntsman resurfaces with a vanilla boring interview in the Deseret News (here) The “news” is that he will campaign for fellow Mormon Mitt Romney, since he’s the “best of the options we have” running for president. But outside of the … Read More

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The only certainty in New Hampshire is Romney wins

New Hampshire is by nature contrary in politics. George W. Bush and Barack Obama were sure they would win the state this century, and lost. Heck, I recall that Gary Hart whipped Walter Mondale there in 1984. Romney’s going to … Read More

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Romney will likely win narrowly in Iowa

The Iowa caucus is political candy that lasts the whole year. Its history is more adapt at spotting losers than winners. It seems that three candidates, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Rick Santorum (the latest Tea Party “rabbit” in Iowa) … Read More

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Please, not Donald Trump hosting a GOP presidential debate

Why are there plans for Donald Trump to moderate a Republican presidential debate on Dec. 27 in Des Moines, Iowa? (Read) Please let this be a joke or merely the imagination of an overzealous Trump press agent. However, Newsmax, a … Read More

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What will GOP failure Jon Huntsman do next?

We’ve witnessed several months of Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman on the campaign trail. So far, among potential GOP voters, he’s about as popular as Raid in a roach-infested hamburger shack. Huntsman ain’t gonna be the GOP nominee. He’s in … Read More

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While activists sip tea, Romney fends off the latest flavors

Herman Cain is the new Tea Party fave of the month, mainly because he got 900 votes in a Florida straw poll and fessed up that he survived a bout with cancer a few years ago. Before that the flavor … Read More

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New York Times to press candidates on their religious beliefs

Bill Keller of the New York Times announced that the Times is planning to ask GOP candidates for president specific questions on how their religion or religious beliefs would affect their actions as president. (Read) I think this is a … Read More

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Mormon president debate getting as absurd as gay marriage tiff

WORLD magazine, a Christian pub, has a point/counterpoint debating whether a Mormon can be president. I’m reading the dueling viewpoints, and it seems to me that the whole “can Mitt or Jon be a Mormon and be president” debate is … Read More

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The right-right wing starts its war on Huntsman

Interesting film is playing the rounds of YouTube that comes from the righty blog Verum Serum. It’s a somewhat witty faux campaign ad for ex-Utah GOP Gov. Jon Huntsman. It begins with a rhino (Get it, RINO, har, har) and features … Read More

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