Wednesday, December 12, 2007

I'm More Christian Than You Are. Nah Nah Nah Nah Nah.

The gloves are off! They're eating their own for a change.

From an AP article on Yahoo! News:

Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said he considers his rival Mitt Romney's Mormon faith a religion, not a cult, but questioned whether Mormons believe "Jesus and the devil are brothers."

Huckabee raised the question on his own in an interview to appear in The New York Times magazine on Sunday, and ignited a new flap in the up-for-grabs race to be the Republican Party's nominee in the November 2008 presidential election.

Huckabee was asked if he considered Mormonism a cult or a religion. "I think it's a religion," he said in the interview, published on the newspaper's Web site on Wednesday. "I really don't know much about it."

[My Notation: Here comes the bomb. Wait for it...]

Then he asked: "Don't Mormons believe that Jesus and the devil are brothers?"

Romney, who has tried to dispel conservative Christians' worries about the Mormon faith, responded on NBC's Today show on Wednesday.

"I think attacking someone's religion is really going too far. It's just not the American way. and I think people will reject that," the former Massachusetts governor said.
My question: If Huckabee wins the nomination, does he still carry religiously conservative Utah or does this put the state's five electoral votes in play for the Democratic nominee?


Doralong said...

I vote we find a largely uninhabited state, make with the eminent domain- rename it something very right wing churchy sounding and build a big wall around it. Then we throw the entire scary pack of them in a la "Escape from new York" and let them have at it..

Seems like a win-win to me.

ArichNY said...

That is a VERY interesting question you raise! I'd bet if he did get the nomination, the 5 electoral votes would just stay home rather than vote for a "demoncrat". LOL! It's so much fun!