That Mormon thing again
The story about John McCain winning Florida has devolved in the discussion group to almost exclusively a debate about Mormonism.
Could someone PLEASE explain to me again what the issue is and why it matters? We don’t elect a Pope or head of the church. We elect an administrator to safe-guard our military and fiscal spending. That’s all. What difference does it make what church that administrator is a member of? Are people afraid that if Mitt’s elected all their children will become Mormons? When Kennedy was elected did all the Southern Baptist or Jewish children rush to become Catholics? When Reagan was elected did the children rush to be whatever Reagan was? Once in office, the church of the President has been an almost non-issue. Even with Dubya, who’s as overtly religious as any President I’ve experienced, how many people can quickly name the church he belongs to?
Mitt’s a successful businessman. He obviously knows how to manage large groups of people and large sums of money. That is really all that is truly expected of a President. The fact he attends a minority church to me is just a little more attractive than giving Bill the opportunity to bang fat pages in the White House again.
So, once again, what’s the big deal about Mitt’s religion?
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