COMMENTARY: Mitt Romney’s 'Weirdness'

By John W. Lillpop
John W. Lillpop
John W. Lillpop
As Mitt Romney gains momentum in his quest to represent the Republican Party in the 2012 presidential elections, he finds himself in the crosshairs of progressives who will go to extreme lengths to extend the Obama presidency.

Because President Obama’s record is one of failure after failure in both domestic and foreign affairs, Team Obama has apparently decided to wage a campaign of personal destruction against Romney, including an effort to portray this good man as “Weird.”

So what is so “weird” about Mitt Romney? 

From the perspective of progressives, Romney is weird because:

He believes that human life is a precious gift from our Creator which must be preserved and protected;

He believes that children should taught to respect and honor their parents and the elderly;

He believes that his priorities are to serve God, his family, and the nation in that order;

He believes that marriage is a Holy institution, established by the Creator join one man and one woman in matrimony ;

He believes in marital fidelity, and chastity outside the institution of marriage;

He believes in modest dress and behavior:

He believes that America was founded by men guided by God, and that this democracy, the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and Bill of Rights are rooted in Christian ideals and principles;

He believes that the individuals and families must live within their means, a principle that applies equally to governments at all levels;

He believes in showing respect for America, her history, her culture, and her values; 

He respects the rule of law and American sovereignty and work to defend and protect the U.S. Constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic;

He believes in compassion and out reach to the less fortunate, in a manner that does not create dependence;

He understands the workings of business and the damage that excessive government interference can cause.

He would never discount the faith and values of hundreds of millions of Christian Americans by denying that America is a Christian nation on foreign soil;

He would never interfere with anti-terrorist efforts by shutting down Guantánamo Bay and taking other actions that would grant known terrorists rights equal to American citizens;

He would never sue sovereign American states for taking actions to prevent illegal aliens from harming American citizens;

Above all else, Mitt Romney would never speak ill of American leaders and policy while on foreign soil.

The truth is that the left is poised to engage in Religious Jihad against Romney because he is a faithful member of the Church of Latter Day Saints! In other words, Romney is a Mormon.

Note to evangelical patriots on the right: It is the Church of Jesus Christ, not the Church of Joseph Smith or Brigham Young!

Bottom line: America desperately needs Mitt Romney’s “weird” ideas in 2012!

* * * John W. Lillpop lives in San Jose, CA. He denies that he is the only conservative in Santa Clara County! His email: