Martin Frost is shocked at the apparent religious discrimination he sees working against Gov. Romney in the South. A few excerpts:
As a Democrat, I wouldn’t vote for Romney in the general election if he is nominated by the Republican Party. But I’ll be damned if I can understand why he should be disqualified from seeking his party’s nomination because of his religion. This makes no logical sense in the world’s greatest democracy in the 21st century.
Mormons pay taxes, can wear the uniform of our county, and can die for our country. There are Mormon members of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. And yet significant numbers of voters believe they are not qualified to serve as president.
I love my country. But that doesn’t mean that my country doesn’t disappoint me from time to time.
Read the entire column here.