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Monday, December 10, 2007

Romney's Dangerous Revisionism

Mitt Romney's recent reflections on the role of religion in American politics implicitly called to mind a disturbingly distorted version of history that has become part of the conventional wisdom of American politics in recent years.

That version of history suggests that the Founders intended to create a "Christian Nation," and that we have unfortunately drifted away from that vision of the United States. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth.
Romney is part of a concerted effort by the religious right and its enablers in the media and politics to fool the public so that they will accept the introduction of religion into all governmental institutions, especially public schools and universities.

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