Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

Traditional Mormon ‘Last Days’ theology similar to Bible Belt beliefs

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here.) There’s a 2007 clip video of Mitt Romney stumbling over the question, “Do the Mormons believe the Garden of Eden is in Jackson County, Missouri?” Romney was clearly … Read More

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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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The presidential election comes down to ‘Gallup’ versus ‘Silver’

As we get closer to the final weekend of the presidential race there’s still no trend that can be determined by looking at all the polls, no one candidate moving to a small but significant lead. Despite that, most supporters … Read More

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An electoral college tie brings a Romney, Biden prez and vp

I still think that in this last week of the presidential campaign one candidate will move slightly ahead — perhaps 2 or 3 points — in the aggregate polls and use that momentum for a narrow but solid win in … Read More

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Obama edged Romney in the debate, but does it really matter?

Like last week, I think the Democrats scored a narrow win in the latest debate. Joe Biden was feistier than Paul Ryan last week and President Barack Obama was energetic and passionate last night, although Mitt Romney was again very … Read More

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Obama campaign’s appeal to women is condescending

According to news reports, Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg told President Obama’s campaign that his polling numbers among women dropped so steeply after last week’s debate because he didn’t “speak to single women” and reassure them that he’s concerned about their … Read More

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No need to debate … Romney easily handled Obama

Debate one is in the history books and it was a clear win for Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama. Romney was assertive without being mean, had a wide command of the facts, and simply outdebated Obama. Romney, for example, … Read More

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No one faces LDS Church discipline for criticizing Mitt Romney

(To see Cal Grondahl’s cartoon that goes with this post, click here.) Last week the media engaged in silliness by surmising that a disaffected LDS blogger, David Twede, was facing a church disciplinary council supposedly because he had criticized fellow … Read More

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This is a surreal election season; so many have declared Obama the winner

It’s Sept. 20 and it’s a surreal election season. So many have assumed that President Obama has won re-election. Many of my liberal social media friends have move into full gloat mode. It’s over folks, Romney’s a loser, conservative pundits … Read More

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The result of this election will be mostly about President Obama

After the GOP convention last week, Mitt Romney received a small poll bounce — from the sole poll tracking likely voters — that will be gone by the time President Obama speaks at the Democratic Party convention on Thursday night. … Read More

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