NEW LONDON, N.H. -- With all eyes on Mitt Romney as he fends off a
recent wave of controversy over his Mormon faith, the other Mormon in
the GOP presidential race -- Jon Huntsman -- says he’s had enough.
Following a town hall on Sunday afternoon at Colby-Sawyer College in
New London, N.H., the former Utah governor told reporters that the focus
on Mormonism which arose over the weekend after pastor Robert Jeffress
called the religion “a cult” is “the most ridiculous sideshow in recent
politics.” Jeffress made the remark to journalists after introducing
Romney’s top-tier rival, Texas Gov. Rick Perry, at the Christian-based
Values Voter Summit in Washington.
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