Both Mitt Romney and Richard Mourdock have promoted literal belief in the existence of supernatural beings, who have particular political agendas, and suggested that the U.S. federal government form allegiances with these beings. That choice to mix their literalist religious belief into their political campaigns has led them into cruelty and nonsense. [...]
“We are the party of the revolutionaries, they are the party of the monarchists!” — Republican Mitt Romney, son of Republican Governor George Romney and Republican Senate candidate Lenore Romney, standing next to Republican Jeb Bush, brother of former President George W. Bush, son of former President George H.W. Bush, grandson of Senator Prescott Bush.
One lesson from the 2008 Elections: policy differences be damned; it just looks bad to be caught owning more houses than you can count. Is it an indication of his plans for 2012 that Mitt Romney is selling two of his four houses? I use the word “houses” in the loose sense: one of these [...]