Anti-Mormon bigotry repeated by MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell

When Sen. Orrin Hatch proclaimed Tuesday afternoon that President Barack Obama's re-election campaign would "throw the Mormon church at" Mitt Romney, Democrats were quick to reaffirm "attacking a candidate's religion is out of bounds" and dismiss the senator's opinions as "utter nonsense."

Apparently MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell missed the religious-attacks-aren't-cool memo, because on the very same day as Hatch's controversial comments O'Donnell blatantly attacked Romney's religion by making inflammatory and inaccurate statements about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its founder, Joseph Smith, during political programming intended to offer analysis of Tuesday's presidential primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C.

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