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Romney: “A Life Balanced between Fear and Greed”?

posted on June 28, 2012

At Religion Dispatches, Joanna Brooks juxtaposes how the American media portrays Romney’s business record and his religion. With regards to Romney’s history in business, Brooks notes that the “stories seem to consolidate a picture of Romney as a man whose core motivations center around performing well for the institutional powers that underwrite his success and status.” But these stories don’t incorporate Romney’s Mormon faith into their analysis. Brooks asks, “Why does religion play an outsized role in the politics of gay marriage and contraception but apparently has no say when it comes to big-ticket items like national spending and economic policy?”

Read at Religion Dispatches