According to American National Election Studies, nearly 35 percent of national respondents said in February they were "less likely" to vote for a Mormon. That's up nine points from 2007, when Pew found 26 percent of voters expressing concern about pulling the lever for a Latter-day Saint.
And here I thought the left was the party of diversity and inclusivism (yeah, I just made up a word! Sorry!
Sure, I think he's nuttier than a bag of salted peanuts for being a Mormon. But I don't care a whit about his religious beliefs when it comes time to vote. All I care about then is 'who is the best person for the job' and by that I mean, who is the most conservative person in the race. I will vote for them every single time - no matter what their religious beliefs happen to be (with the exception of Islam - because at this point in history I do not believe that there is such a thing as a non-extremist Muslim and any Muslim aspiring to a political position in this country is only doing so in order to destroy the country from within).
I may even go so far as to vote for Romney over Obama if it turned out that Romney had a sexual propensity for goats every Monday night. No, scratch that. I would DEFINITELY still vote for Romney over Obama if that were the case.