Mormon Church applauds media 'watchdogs'

by | Sep. 12, 2011

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A few media sources around the country are beginning to exert their "watchdog" role over "the Mormon moment" — and LDS Church officials are applauding their efforts.

In a story in the Los Angeles Times, reporter Robin Abcarian wrote about the discomfort some evangelical Christians are feeling in voting for a Mormon presidential candidate.

Abcarian told of one South Carolina voter, a Baptist preacher, who said he was uncomfortable with the idea of a woman president. But given his choice between Michele Bachmann and Mitt Romney (a Mormon), he said: "I would probably cast my vote for Michele."

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