Brooks Looks to Romney’s Heritage as Character Source

David Brooks paints a sympathetic picture of Mitt Romney in the New York TImes today, from a distinctive angle that many who share Romney’s faith would quickly resonate to.  His argument is, first, that Romney is anything but a coddled rich kid. … Continue reading»

GILBERT, S. C. — Lois Buffington shook her head when she talked about the evangelical Christians she knows who won’t vote for Mitt Romney in Saturday’s presidential primary here because he’s a Mormon. “That angers me, and I am a … Continue reading»

In terms of the Republican presidential race, the first two weeks of 2012 illustrate that influential politicos are increasingly willing to endorse a candidate based more on policy positions and political realities than religious affiliation. Saturday the Deseret News reported, … Continue reading»

Ken Starr: ‘Can I vote for a Mormon?’

  Ken Starr, president of Baptist-affiliated Baylor University, wrote an op-ed piece in today’s Washington Post with the Republican presidential race in mind but without mentioning any specific candidates. His headline: “Can I vote for a Mormon?” And, really, the … Continue reading»