Vote! Vote! Vote! Vote for the Devil!

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Here's a reminder that not all opposition to Mitt Romney is rooted in his Massachusetts fee hikes:

"If you vote for Mitt Romney, you are voting for Satan!" writes [Bill Keller, host of the Florida-based Live Prayer TV program as well as LivePrayer.com].

I have been warning you for years now about this cult born out of the pits of hell and responsible for sending millions of souls to eternal damnation," Keller says. "For the nearly 200 years this cult has been in existence they have strived for mainstream acceptance. They are the most devious of all the cults since they have always tried to portray themselves as 'just another Christian group' when in fact, they are no more Christian than a Muslim is! Their deception starts with their name, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Sounds like a Christian church doesn't it? Some Mormons have recently changed their name to simply Community of Christ to disguise even better who they are in an attempt to lure people in."

Thus, VotingforSatan.com. Jim Geraghty has looked a little at whether anti-Mormon bigotry is costing Big Mitt his chance at the nomination, but so far it doesn't look like it. You have to assume a zero-sum choice between Romney and McCain in state after state and see how many voters go for Huckabee, assuming they would have gone Romney if he'd been baptised by a real church… and the evidence for this isn't compelling.

I reviewed Hugh Hewitt's book arguing that Romney should be president and his Mormonism shouldn't matter; Jesse Walker wished Romney would just give it up and hug his heritage.

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  1. Motley Crue David? Has it really come to this?

  2. Hasn’t the MSM already decided McCain will be the GOP nominee? Isn’t he close enough to the dark lord for ya?

  3. Here I thought the Know Nothing Party had gone out of business in the 1840s.

  4. I have been warning you for years now about this cult born out of the pits of hell and responsible for sending millions of souls to eternal damnation,” Keller says.

    Get a grip, Bill Keller. Would you like to hear my uncensored opinion of your faith? Didn’t think so. People in glass houses … I’ve got plenty of reasons to dislike Mitt Romney, but his flavor of theism isn’t one of them. On the other hand, I’m glad you are based in Flerida. Please stay there.

    Fome Bill’s website that David Weigel linked to –
    God got Bill’s attention in 1989 when he became involved in insider trading of the stock market, was convicted, lost everything, and spent the next 2 1/2 years in Federal Prison. Shortly after going into prison, Bill rededicated his life to the Lord, received an undergraduate degree in biblical studies from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, and was discipled by two precious charismatic couples. Upon his release in August of 1992, Bill went into full time ministry, holding evangelistic meetings in churches all over the country.

    As difficult as it is, I’ll refrain from commenting on that. I mean, really, very, extremely difficult. There’s gold there for a cynic.

  5. Romney is not a politician so he doesn’t have the slick delivery others do. But to me this is a positive. The politicians have messed things up…including McCain. We need a change and I think Romney’s the one. He can work with world leaders and will impress them instead of yelling at them with four-letter words like McCain.

    Romney took no pay from Massachusetts and only $1 from the Olympics. He’s spending his own money on the race. I believe he wants this job not for power or money, but to be of service to our country. I support him.

    Congratulations, Maine! Thanks for choosing a man with conservative values for America.
    Mitt Romney’s successful business experience, successful Olympic experience, and successful state governing success set him above all other candidates. His vision of using economic strength to combat terrorist and his Apollo plan for energy independence are also set him above all other candidates. He is a real leader who can lead American to build a strong economic and therefore a strong nation! Hope American people will elect Mitt Romney, the only competent candidate, to be our president.

    How could any moderates and liberals backs war monger McCain. McCain wants to bomb Iran and stay in Iraq for 100 years and promised for more wars. McCain says he wants interest rates to be ZERO out of complete ignorance for how interest rates affect the economy. I’d like to see him say that to retirees on a fixed income. McCain want 20 million illegal immigrants to stay permanently and legal immigrants who can vote do not support it. How could this country be secure if he is in power??? If McCain is nominee, as a republican I would rather vote Clinton than McCain. As least we know Clinton has some intelligence and lead the booming economic. McCain will lead this country to a total ruin with his lack of intelligence and no executive experience. Mitt Romney is an expert in economics and finance and is the man we need as president.

    If anyone can rescue the economy at this point, it would have to be Mitt. The US is $53 trillion in debt, that is $400K per household. The dollar is becoming useless and the Euro is now becoming the credible currency. Along with the national debt, most citizens are also deeply in debt. Tommorow the market is likely going to take a dump. If we don’t have a good economy you can forget foreign policy, fighting wars, or healthcare, funding for top education. The economy needs to be front and center, not religion, steriotypes and other trivial things.

    It’s time to remind the public about the Keating 5. Here the banks are falling appart and the economy is going into recession and we want to reward a slime ball like McCain who was wrapped up with Charles Keating, the guy who tanked Lincoln Savings & Loan, driving a previous recession? Go figure. Given what this did to the economy in the early 90’s, McCain should have just taken a baseball bat to the knee caps of the American people. Mitt is too kind to this power hungry geriatric sellout!
    John McCain has allowed countless billions of American dollars to be siphoned out of this country into Mexico alongside the countless billions of taxpayer dollars spent on health care, education, welfare, crime and mortgage bailouts for illegal aliens. John McCain, in his support for illegal immigration, has allowed Al Qaeda terrorist to use Mexican drug smuggling tunnels to enter the United States and plot to attack Fort Huachuca in southern Arizona. This litany of positions contrary to conservatism and American interests could go on and on.

  6. Romney…doesn’t have the slick delivery others do

    What?

  7. Romney is not a politician

    Jesse, you have more self control than I do. I was going WTF? at the above point. You made it 9 words further.

  8. Those of us who have made phone calls for Romney have had plenty of people bring up the religion issue.

    It is too bad that there are still Americans who are misinformed about the goodness and patriotism of the Mormon people – whether or not one agrees with the faith. Mormons are taught to respect other faiths, so the difference should not be an issue in politics.

  9. I don’t find Mormonism any weirder than mainstream Christianity,Judaism or Islam, really. The only difference is for some odd reason age=mainstream acceptance.

  10. Jesse, did Data have a slick delivery? That should answer your question.

  11. The stakes are high on Super Tuesday for the republican parties’ presidential contenders, but it could not be higher for them than it is for America.
    It is very important for the voter to do some homework this weekend so that we as a nation do not end up with a severe case of buyers’ remorse on Wednesday morning. We must be true to our roots and not allow the wolves in sheep’s clothing to rob us blind, and deprive us of who we are, and what we represent as a people once enlightened with the vision of Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan, and George Bush.
    There are wolves and they have been running a well coordinated attack, and have already taken some of our associates down. These wolves have us on the run and have begun to strategically divide us, and scatter us in preparation for the final move, the destruction of liberty. They want to chase us down the dark road too socialism. We need to rally around our core principles and adhere to them. We must ensure the safety, and success of our parties’ great but now endangered legacy. We need to rise up with a united voice and cast our vote this coming Tuesday, to the only conservative out there; that man is Mitt Romney. Vote Mitt Romney President of the United States of America in 2008.
    http://libertysfront.blogspot.com/

  12. With the recent victory of John McCain in Florida, the implosion of Rudy’s campaign, and the Huckster’s refusal to get off of McCain’s lap; success for Mitt Romney seems to be dissipating quickly. The Republican Party is being hijacked by a highly sinister group of liberal democrats dressed in sheep’s clothing; by liberal’s hell bent on the destruction of the American dream and way of life. These men seek power more than the welfare of their fellow countrymen. If John McCain happens to win the republican nomination by trickery, well shame on you America for not doing your homework. You are going to get what you deserve. I have watched this nomination as closely as anyone since its beginning and I am sickened to the core at what I am witnessing. The hard fact is that Mitt Romney was the only viable candidate for this election cycle. He is truly the only conservative in the race.John McCain is not a conservative and Mike Huckabee is not a conservative. Fred Thompson was, but was way out of his league this time, and he wisely saw that, and resigned his campaign to the annals of history. My plea today is that we, as the base of the Republican Party, stand up to these imposters who will say and do anything to impose their ill will upon the American people. Toss them out onto their faces and elect the one and only true conservative Mitt Romney.Vote Mitt Romney President of the United States of America in 2008.
    http://libertysfront.blogspot.com/

  13. “Romney is not a politician.”

    Duh. He’s Satan. That’s the whole point.

    Romney: Hillary with Hairgel. Mitt Romney is a poll driven Hillary Clinton with a penis. Except nobody can confirm that last part because he wears cult-aroos to bed.

  14. If Romney were an Episcopalian, he’d be writing his convention speech right now. There are a lot of hidden predjudices that only appear in the voting booth.

  15. “If Romney were an Episcopalian,”

    And if my grandma had wheels, she’d be a cart.

  16. Lamar: Satan? I thought Romney was running as Santa…or was that Hillary?

  17. Episcopalian? The Church with an openly gay bishop? In the Republican Party, don’t count on it. Hell, John McCain had to switch from being an Episcopalian to being a Southern Baptist.

  18. Speaking of Satan, is anyone else creeped out in the slightest by the (apparently) underage tshirt girl ad on this site?

  19. I think Travis is Dunderroooo lite.

  20. Santa, Satan, what’s the difference?

  21. “is anyone else creeped out in the slightest by the (apparently) underage tshirt girl ad on this site?”

    She’s not wearing her sacred Mormon underpants!!!

  22. I think Travis’ real last name is Bickle.

  23. Hey Bill Keller, are you the beneficiary of the world’s first time machine? You belong with your pals from the Inquisition. I’m surprised you haven’t (openly) suggested a little burning at the stake to set things right? What a poor excuse for a human being.

  24. Listen up, ONLY a vote for MITT ROMNEY in Republican primaries is a vote AGAINST MCCAIN, a loser that is being aggressively imposed on us by the establishment and the “mainstream” media. By casting your vote on ANY OTHER candidate you will be helping MCCAIN to win the Republican nomination.

  25. You mean a vote for Ron Paul or Suckabe isn’t a vote against McCain?

  26. Strange how all the Romney propaganda in this thread is having no effect on me. I must’ve gotten super powers over the weekend.

  27. If you record Romney’s teevee ads, and play them backwards…

    at midnight….

  28. ONLY a vote for Douche is a vote AGAINST TURD SANDWICH, By casting your vote on ANY OTHER candidate you will be helping TURD SANDWICH to win.

  29. Encylopedia-length comments: how I hate them.

    In other news, douche is leading turd sandwich on reports that some people don’t like that particular flavor of turd.

  30. Ahhh, the tang of vinegary freshness…..

  31. Speaking of Satan, is anyone else creeped out in the slightest by the (apparently) underage tshirt girl ad on this site?

    While I am having a definite reaction, I wouldn’t describe it as “creeped out.”

  32. I suppose it is no surprise that campaign spammers are out in force today. Nothing quite like that cut-and-paste comment spam to get someone to consider your candidate, eh Linda?

  33. Jim Geraghty has looked a little at whether anti-Mormon bigotry is costing Big Mitt his chance at the nomination, but so far it doesn’t look like it.

    Are you effing serious, Dave? Huge chunks of the populace saying they flat out won’t vote for a Mormon, period, and that isn’t affecting Mitt’s chances? If Mitt had the same personality and flexible stances on the issues and the squeaky-clean personal life, except he went to a Protestant or Catholic church, he’d have a big chunk of the Huckabee voters, and quite a few McCain voters too. He’d be the frontrunner by a wide margin.

  34. Don’t misunderestimate Mitt just because he is a Moron. There is no reason a Moron can’t be a good president.

  35. …except he went to a Protestant or Catholic church, he’d have a big chunk of the Huckabee voters, and quite a few McCain voters too. He’d be the frontrunner by a wide margin.

    Maybe. It doesn’t matter to me one bit. He lost me no matter what religion he professes. If Romney came out as an atheist tomorrow, I’d just consider it pandering to the heretic demographic.

  36. “””I have been warning you for years now about this cult born out of the pits of hell and responsible for sending millions of souls to eternal damnation,” Keller says.”””

    Judge not and ye shall not be judged. And this guy has a TV prayer show. Jeezzz.

  37. Get a brain, Mormans!

  38. Huh. After reading that site I’m far more inclined to vote for that Romney guy. If such a complete and obvious bigot is against Romney, Romney must be doing something right.

  39. Get a brain, Mormans

    If I had better Photoshop skillz I’d do up a version that says that, but it also seems to be a waste of time in that he’ll probably be out of the race come Wednesday.

    I remember dissing Welch this summer / early fall with a “When’s your book on Gary Condit coming out?” when McCain looked he was days away from withdrawing, and now he’s the virtual lock for the Reps. Strange days, indeed.

  40. In other news, douche is leading turd sandwich on reports that some people don’t like that particular flavor of turd.

    I don’t think that’s true. If you’re trying to limit your carb intake, douche is the way to go.

  41. I remember dissing Welch this summer / early fall with a “When’s your book on Gary Condit coming out?” when McCain looked he was days away from withdrawing, and now he’s the virtual lock for the Reps. Strange days, indeed.

    Reminds me of Slate’s Mickey Kaus and the Kerry Withdrawal Contest in December 2003.

    Kerry Withdrawal Contest: In part for reasons described in the preceding item, Democratic Senator John Kerry, once proclaimed the frontrunner in the press, faces not just defeat but utter humiliation in the New Hampshire primary. Is he really going to soldier on to finish in the single digits and get clobbered by both Howard Dean and Wesley Clark, if not one or more other candidates? Shouldn’t he save his pride (and possible national political future, if only as a VP candidate) by withdrawing from the race before this harsh popular verdict is rendered?

    [. . .]

    Let’s harness the power of the Web and help Kerry adviser/speechwriter Robert Shrum with the dirty job that lies ahead for him. A copy of John Glenn: A Memoir to the reader who submits the best cover excuse that will let Sen. Kerry drop out of the presidential race before the voting actually starts while preserving his viability within the system.

  42. Speaking of Satan, is anyone else creeped out in the slightest by the (apparently) underage tshirt girl ad on this site?

    She isn’t underage.

  43. She isn’t under age……. Yet.

  44. Mitt is not a Creedal Christian. However, he does believe in the Jesus Christ of the New Testament:

    The Church of Jesus Christ (LDS) is often accused by Evangelical pastors of not believing in Christ and, therefore, not being a Christian religion. This article http://mormonsarechristian.blogspot.com/ helps to clarify such misconceptions by examining early Christianity’s comprehension of baptism, the Godhead, the deity of Jesus Christ and His Atonement.

    The Church of Jesus Christ (LDS) adheres more closely to First Century Christianity and the New Testament than any other denomination. For example, Harper’s Bible Dictionary entry on the Trinity says “the formal doctrine of the Trinity as it was defined by the great church councils of the fourth and fifth centuries is not to be found in the New Testament.”

    One Baptist blogger stated “99 percent of the members of his Baptist church believe in the Mormon (and Early Christian) view of the Trinity. It is the preachers who insist on the Nicene Creed definition.” It seems to me the reason the pastors denigrate the Church of Jesus Christ (LDS) is to protect their flock (and their livelihood).
    Evangelicals should read:

    http://brucewilson.blogspot.com/2008/01/unintended-consequences-of-vote-for.html

  45. How is what you have written here any different than when Huckabee mused that perhaps Mormons believe that Jesus and Satan were brothers?

    It isn’t.

  46. Gotta love the subhead on that “votingforsatan” site:

    The purpose of this website is to educate the public on the Mormon cult. It is in no way meant to tell people who to, or who not to vote for.

    So I guess the point is: if you vote for Romney, you’re voting for Satan… not that there’s anything wrong with that!

  47. Vote for me, John McCain…

  48. “If you’re trying to limit your carb intake, douche is the way to go.”

    No, just order the turd sandwhich, and ask the waitress to hold the bread.

  49. Katrina wrote:
    Mormons are taught to respect other faiths…

    I will disagree with that. While living in Salt Lake City about 10 years ago, there was a scandal that erupted when an LDS ward referred to a local Catholic Church as “The Whore of Babylon”.

    Respect, you say?

  50. Gus,

    To whom is your comment addressed?

  51. It is too bad that there are still Americans who are misinformed about the goodness and patriotism of the Mormon people – whether or not one agrees with the faith. Mormons are taught to respect other faiths, so the difference should not be an issue in politics.

    I will disagree with that. While living in Salt Lake City about 10 years ago, there was a scandal that erupted when an LDS ward referred to a local Catholic Church as “The Whore of Babylon”.

    Respect, you say?

    If you two don’t stop your bickering you can’t stay up late to watch Finding Nemo! And I mean it.

  52. As John Wilkes said when told “I would sooner vote for the Devil!”… “But what if your friend should not be standing?”

    Will, member of a “strange church” that “doesn’t believe in normal things” according to Missouri Democraps

  53. Katrina wrote:
    Mormons are taught to respect other faiths…

    I will disagree with that. While living in Salt Lake City about 10 years ago, there was a scandal that erupted when an LDS ward referred to a local Catholic Church as “The Whore of Babylon”.

    Ummm, there are about 25,000 LDS wards in the world. ONE of them being headed by a bishop or other leader who said something that contradicts LDS scripture (and who probably found themselves promptly presented with a different, lesser calling) doesn’t exactly say anything about the rest of the Church.

    The 11th Article of Faith: “11 We claim the privilege of worshiping Almighty God according to the dictates of our own conscience, and allow all men the same privilege, let them worship how, where, or what they may.”

    The late President Hinckley also repeatedly emphasized being cordial to people of other faiths.

  54. I agree that Romney’s gotten some unfair press because of his creed, but if he were a truly compelling candidate that wouldn’t matter. What happened to the Republican Governor of a blue state? That was at least interesting. Seeing him pander to the ‘religious right’ wing of the Republicans that doesn’t even consider him part of their flock was a bad move.

    Posters here seem to be fairly familiar with the LDS Church and I bet not a few would have forgiven him a difference in religious views if he’d sided with the ideas that draw folks to this website. If anything he’s sold out on those ideas and betrayed even his own ‘Mormon constituency’. So maybe he like Faust aren’t above making deals and ironically this moron evangelical has accidentally and ironically got it right.

    Hopefully nothing in this post can be read backwards as an endorsement of the beast.

  55. …there was a scandal that erupted when an LDS ward referred to a local Catholic Church as “The Whore of Babylon”.

    It’s apt! Apt!

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