Romney, Mormonism and money

My Sunday column — written before the Paul Ryan pick, but still relevant in its aftermath — argues that Mitt Romney’s understandable reluctance to talk about his Mormon faith has cut him off from what would otherwise be a very natural part of his campaign narrative, both in personal and philosophical terms. My argument runs counter to some of the arguments in Adam Gopnik’s tour d’horizon of Mormonism in a recent issue of the New Yorker, and particularly this passage:
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