Watch: An Angry Romney Defends Mormon Religion
Mitt Romney has consistently avoided talking about his Mormon faith throughout this presidential campaign. But a day before the election, a video in which a visibly upset Romney defends his religion after a conservative Iowa radio talk show host quizzes him about it is making the Internet rounds.
The video, reportedly from 2007 when Romney first sought the nomination, features the GOP candidate discussing his views on issues ranging from the second coming of Jesus Christ to abortion.
“I’m not running as a Mormon,” he says adamantly. “And I get a little tired of coming on a show like yours and having it all about Mormon.”
— Posted by Tracy Bloom.Wait, before you go…
If you're reading this, you probably already know that non-profit, independent journalism is under threat worldwide. Independent news sites are overshadowed by larger heavily funded mainstream media that inundate us with hype and noise that barely scratch the surface. We believe that our readers deserve to know the full story. Truthdig writers bravely dig beneath the headlines to give you thought-provoking, investigative reporting and analysis that tells you what’s really happening and who’s rolling up their sleeves to do something about it.
Like you, we believe a well-informed public that doesn’t have blind faith in the status quo can help change the world. Your contribution of as little as $5 monthly or $35 annually will make you a groundbreaking member and lays the foundation of our work.Support Truthdig