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Hmmm. Really? I thought we'd seen the last of Mittens, at least until 2012. I mean, his campaign--while not the spectacular flame-out of Rudy Guiliani--didn't go so well. Millions of dollars lost, and even whackadoodle Mike Huckabee outlasted him. It does however put the Republican campaign on equal footing with the Democrats in one regard: prejudice.
With Barack Obama, there is the allure of having the first African American President. But the GOP has to be very careful in how they attack Obama, because cries of racism will be waiting for the latest slip. And the GOP faithful aren't exactly known for their open-mindedness and tolerence. With Mitt Romney on their ticket though, they'll have the first viable Mormon on the ticket. And prejudice against Mormons isn't exactly unheard of.
It will be difficult for some Democrats not to play up the Mormon angle, and they'd then be accused of being as prejudiced as a racist. But as luck would have it, a good healthy chunk of anti-Mormon sentiment is in the GOP's own base. This should be interesting.
Romney Seen as a Top Pick for McCain
Surprising many Republican insiders, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is at the top of the vice presidential prospect list for John McCain. But lack of personal chemistry could derail the pick. . .
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