Here’s the thing. I was born before the atomic dust settled from Hiroshima so I remember the last fifty or so years quite clearly. I remember when John F. Kennedy ran for office the republicans raised such a hue and cry about Kennedy taking his marching orders from the Vatican and the Pope that Kennedy did a specific speech explaining that he would be an American president and not a Vatican Stooge.
I think the separation of church and state is important enough to be included in the bill of rights for a reason. I think when someone choses their life’s course there is a black and white choice, you either become part of a political ruling class or you become part of the church hierarchy but never both.
I don’t want a Catholic Bishop or a Lutheran Bishop or a Rabbi as my President for a damn good reason, I question their loyalty. It’s been reported Willard Romney is a Bishop in the Mormon church, where is the repubilcan hue and cry now ?
He’s not just a congregant, as Kennedy was, but a Bishop and a stake President also according to reports I’ve read. As a Bishop did he baptize any holocaust victims as has been reported being done by other members of his church? Did any of the churches in his stake do so under his supervision ? He owes us an honest answer about that. The thing about Mormons and blacks disturbs me also.
If he claims he’s no longer a Bishop, after his Bain capitol quitting claims turning out not to be quite the case , I want a little more reassurance that he will rule fairly over all Americans as the Bishop of his church in the Presidency.
So as Bishop Willard is nominated by the republicans ask yourself why the founding fathers wanted to keep religion at bay rather then turning the government into a branch of a minority religion.