Saturday, May 12, 2012

Mitt Misunderstood

The media's propensity to hear what it wants to hear never ceases to amaze.  Take Mitt Rmoney's speech at Liberty University today.  As you have probably heard, Rmoney said, "Marriage is a relationship between one man and one woman."

Virtually every media outlet took this remark as meant to differentiate Rmoney's position from President Obama's expression of support for same-sex marriage this week.  ("Virtually" means every outlet I have seen or heard of, but leaves wiggle room in case some radio station in Sitka took a different view.)

But look at the words.  What was Mitt doing?  Clearly, he was assuring conservative Christians that he--along with all other mainstream Mormons--espouses monogamy.  But you won't see any mention of that, except here. 

2 comments:

Leanderthal, Lighthouse Keeper said...

Also,I just read that Romulus needs to distance himself from the family beliefs on homosexuality back in 2002.

The Old New Englander said...

Huh?