"This is like a lighthouse going on, the light shining its beam on Mitt Romney," - Albert Mohler on Hugh Hewitt's radio show. Yes, an institution that untilo very recently banned inter-racial dating and engaged in brutal anti-Catholic bigotry is now a light shining on Mitt Romney, a man who belonged to a church which, in his lifetime, barred African-Americans from the priesthood and temple ceremonies. Ah, the GOP. They don't even pretend any more, do they?

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