Opinion: The question of faith for candidates

Most of us think all young Mormon males wear short-sleeved white shirts and ride bicycles and we enjoy the 400 melodic voices that make up the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Ask us about Brigham Young and we’ll tell you he has a pretty good football team this year.

But when two practicing Mormons want to be the president of the United States, we suddenly become experts on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The fact that we know the church of choice for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman speaks volumes. Quick now. What religion is Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota? We know Herman Cain used to sell pizzas but where does he go on Sunday mornings?

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