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Take high road with 'Book of Mormon' musical

A couple of years ago I wrote a column about Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the "South Park" guys, and their proposed Broadway-bound "Mormon Musical."

After detailing how they have lampooned all things LDS since their earliest collaborations around 1993, I suggested it was time for the duo to find a new target.

After all, Mormons have figured in their movies, their animated TV series and even in the interviews they've granted over the years.

Some might argue that because Parker and Stone have satirized so many other religious sects besides The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — and often been more vicious toward them — that Mormons should lighten up.

No argument here. But these guys do seem to have a strange fixation with the LDS Church that they just can't get over. Does it ever occur to them that they've been there, done that?

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