Evangelicals warm, cool to Mormon president

Franklin Graham, the fourth of Billy Graham's five children and president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, told the Christian Broadcasting Network recently that Mitt Romney's membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints should not be a factor in his campaign for the presidency of the United States.

"The fact that Mitt Romney is a Mormon doesn't bother me," Graham said when CBN reporter George Thomas asked him if a Christian could vote for a Mormon for president. "I think when we are voting for president we need to get the person who is absolutely the most qualified. You can have the nicest guy and he can be a Christian and just wonderful but have absolutely no clue as to how to run a country — you don't want that. You want somebody who understands Washington, understands government, who understands how to bring people together so that we can move this country forward."

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