Senator Robert Bennett on Mormonism in the 21st century

A Jewish/gay friend said, “Mormons are the next topic. In the 60s and 70s, blacks were the topics. Then women were the topic. Now gays are the topic, but Mormons are the next topic.” Mormon corridor, Romney will do well. ...

My father experienced anti-Mormons in the Senate when he was there. Harry Truman did not like Mormons. His Secretary of Agriculture was RLDS, and everything he knew came from Independence MO. I did not run into Mormon prejudice, quite the contrary. I presided over the National Prayer Breakfast. We only would run across the issue of Mormons not being Christians. Chief of Chaplains of Navy said Mormon chaplains were the best (he is 7th Day Adventists). I did not experience the prejudice my father seen.

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