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Did America Just Dodge the Next Sarah Palin?

posted on November 14, 2012

Joanna Brooks of Religion Dispatches blogs about Mia Love, who seemed a likely candidate to unseat six-term Congressman Jim Matheson, a Blue Dog Democrat. She received huge support from Republican “All-Stars” and as a black, Republican, Mormon woman she was able to put up a good fight against Matheson. However, despite her potential, Brooks believes, “Love’s own extreme and simplistic positions, including her move to defund Social Security, the Department of Education, federally-subsidized education grants and guaranteed loans, and even federal grants to local police forces,” led to her downfall.

Read at Religion Dispatches