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Montana's Governor Schweitzer(D): "Romney’s father from ‘polygamy commune’ in Mexico"
Helena Independent Record ^ | 4.21.12 | Mike Dennison

Posted on 04/21/2012 4:44:33 PM PDT by tuckrdout

.Gov. Brian Schweitzer, talking Friday to a national news website, said Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney might shy from talking about his family’s Mexican roots because they came from a “polygamy commune” in Mexico.

Schweitzer made the remark in an interview with The Daily Beast, a news and opinion website, after being asked whether Montana might be a swing state during this year’s 2012 election.

According to The Daily Beast, Schweitzer said Montana likely would vote for Romney, but that Romney, a Mormon, might have trouble nationally because his father, George Romney, was “born on a polygamy commune in Mexico.”

Schweitzer, a Democrat, said later that he wasn’t misquoted, and that his comments had nothing to do with Romney’s faith or his church, which does not condone polygamy.

Schweitzer said he was describing the dilemma facing Romney, who is in trouble with Hispanic voters because “he took an ultra-right-wing position on immigration during the (Republican) primary.”

(Excerpt) Read more at helenair.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: inman; mexico; obama; polygamy; romney; romneygenealogy; romneymormon; schweitzer
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Why should it be a problem? Obama's father was a polygamous tribesman from Kenya.
1 posted on 04/21/2012 4:44:36 PM PDT by tuckrdout
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To: tuckrdout

Mormonism is the least of Romney’s problems.


2 posted on 04/21/2012 4:46:17 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: tuckrdout
Two ineligible propolygamists who support ObamaCARE/RomneyCARE, TARP and Sharia.

WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?


3 posted on 04/21/2012 4:48:49 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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4 posted on 04/21/2012 4:49:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

Well, I agree with that..just love throwing it back at the democrats who love to throw mud, then claim it is our own dirty minds that see it was mudslinging..


5 posted on 04/21/2012 4:51:59 PM PDT by tuckrdout ( A fool vents all his feelings, but a wise man holds them back. Prov.29:11)
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Neither Romney’s dad nor his grandfather were polygamists.

And even if they were, so what? Grandpa isn’t on the ballot


6 posted on 04/21/2012 5:01:29 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Never borrow batteries out of your smoke alarm!)
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To: tuckrdout

BFD


7 posted on 04/21/2012 5:03:28 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: tuckrdout

“Progressives” are against polygamy? Who knew?


8 posted on 04/21/2012 5:03:54 PM PDT by Paladin2
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George Romney, was “born on a polygamy commune in Mexico.”

So what if he was born in Mexico? He didn't really have a choice in where he was born, but at least we do know where he was born, as well as where his son was born. Still not voting for his son, but it really has nothing to do with whether his great grandfathers were polygamists or not.
9 posted on 04/21/2012 5:07:01 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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Neither Romney’s dad nor his grandfather were polygamists.

Maybe, maybe not.

But really... how many of these would anyone want around anyway?


10 posted on 04/21/2012 5:08:04 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: tuckrdout

Amazing on the timing Gov Schweitzer, you could have saved the Republicans from nominating Romney if you had any good intent with your information about Romney family’s Mexican roots...


11 posted on 04/21/2012 5:13:47 PM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Paladin2

It’s not that progressives are against polygamy, it’s that they’re against sex with multiple, unattractive women...oh wait, that’s not right either...


12 posted on 04/21/2012 5:14:32 PM PDT by twister881
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To: cripplecreek
Mormonism is the least of Romney’s problems.

Disgree with that. His Mormonism is at the heart of who he is. We don't know...and I wonder if even he knows.

Who is this strange man? (And why is the GOP so oblivious as to back such a person?)

He has made hundreds of millions of dollars for himself...but he still giggles like a school-girl.

He is better than Obama...but who is he? In fact...what is he?

13 posted on 04/21/2012 5:15:51 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: tuckrdout

Smear the POS governor as a bigot and a racist.

Run the SOB out of office in a recall petition. Make the bigot afraid to show his face.


14 posted on 04/21/2012 5:16:36 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: SandyInSeattle
Bullsh!t on that.

They were chased out of the U.S. and settled in Mexico...and the rumor is they were chased out of there as well.

And yes...this was because of the polygamous ways!

15 posted on 04/21/2012 5:18:10 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: tuckrdout

Obama’s father was an anti-American Marxist.

And a polygamous tribesman from Kenya.

Your point then,... Schweitzer(D)?


16 posted on 04/21/2012 5:19:33 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (Obama ate his own dog as a child in Indonesia??)
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“Progressives” are against polygamy? Who knew?


Only with the opposite sex partners.


17 posted on 04/21/2012 5:19:47 PM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: RoosterRedux

I don’t care what his ancestors did. I care what Mitt does and believes.


18 posted on 04/21/2012 5:21:27 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Never borrow batteries out of your smoke alarm!)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Actually my understanding is, they were not polygamists.

They were in a committed monogamous heterosexual relationship. In the community in Mexico, who had fled from persecution.

One man, and one woman. Together.

Yes, seems weird, I know.

/s


19 posted on 04/21/2012 5:22:24 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (Obama ate his own dog as a child in Indonesia??)
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To: tuckrdout

As they say on the Blackfoot reservation

“Brian heap big dumbass.”


20 posted on 04/21/2012 5:23:08 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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