Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Is GOP a religious police force?

I think it is not Mitt Romney's Mormonism that causes him problems in the South. It is not "his" religion that causes him problems with Southerners—it is "their" religion that causes problems, not just for Romney but for the vast majority of Americans. It is the religion of intolerance, and everything odious including bigotry and racism that the followers of right-wing Christianity now cherish, including their "darling" spokesman Rush Limbaugh.

What a shame that the leaders of the GOP cannot divorce themselves from that element of the Republican Party. It appears that they won't be happy until the GOP, once known as the "Grand Old Party," is remembered as the "Gynocological Oppressive Police." I for one plead for "freedom from" their form of religion.

Ronald Moore


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