Sunday, June 04, 2006

Will LDS flee GOP if Mitt gets shelled?

Salt Lake Tribune - Will LDS flee GOP if Mitt gets shelled?:
"Democratic Gov. Brian Schweitzer of Montana sees more of a chance for a Mormon defection from the GOP if Romney gets roughed up over his faith.
'He's probably the most charismatic guy, the guy who's been married to the same woman for 30 some years, has a wonderful family, very successful at business, pulled the Olympics out of the fire in Salt Lake, a moderate on a lot of issues, a guy with some unique qualifications to be president,' says Schweitzer, a Catholic. 'But, you know, it may well be down South they reject him only because they don't accept his brand of religion.' "