Religious prejudice isn’t Romney’s problem
Not a bad cartoon of Romney per se. However, if his Mormonism is a hurdle or barrier to be overcome, those doing the leaping will be the voters, not Romney.
Indeed, some voters prejudices will be too high a hurdle to overcome, thus preventing them from making the leap of faith in favor of a President who happens to be a faithful Mormon. That’s their problem, not Romney’s.
From The Economist print edition
Religious prejudice may yet undo the Republicans’ latest favourite
YOU can say what you want against American politics. You can call it corrupt, vulgar, interminable, and boringly limited to two behemoth parties. But you cannot accuse it of lacking in drama. The mid-term elections are still a month away, but some of the most intriguing action is taking place in the race for the presidency. Mitt Romney, the governor of Massachusetts, is making a concerted bid to seize the mantle as the leader of “the Republican wing of the Republican Party”. …[read more]