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Two writers use Book of Mormon to score political points

It’s been an unexpected season of cherry-picking from the Book of Mormon, one with frustrating but hopeful consequences.

Let’s pretend I said this: “I’m voting for Mitt Romney because he says he’s for lower taxes, and the Book of Mormon says taxes should be low. I follow the Book of Mormon, so I’m voting for Mitt!”

You would likely think what I was saying was simplistic, small-minded and inappropriate.

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