Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

The Party’s Over

Ever since election night, we’ve been hearing about how “demographics” were the key to President Obama’s victory. Republicans, we’re being told, are having to wake up to a new America — an America that includes a heck of a lot … Continue reading

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On Mitt Romney and Napoleon Dynamite: The Long “Mormon Moment”

Religion and American Culture has just published my article “The Death of Mormon Separatism in American Universities, 1877-1896.” You can check it out electronically here (full text) or on JSTOR (sign-in required for access to full text). This one’s been … Continue reading

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Just As I Am? A Mormon Runs for President

Mitt Romney came to Exeter today, to rally his supporters for the upcoming primary in New Hampshire. They lobbed questions that guaranteed scripted responses: “this nation is the hope of the earth,” “I believe in American sovereignty,” and “I’ll stop Obamacare in its tracks!” … Continue reading

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