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Romney Pressed About Mormon Faith On 'Rick And Bubba' Radio Show

Mr. "Cheesy Grits" Romney was still out there trying to appeal to Southerners this week and as CNN noted, "may have gotten more than he bargained for during an appearance on the syndicated 'Rick and Bubba Show' Friday morning." Naturally it was the
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Mr. "Cheesy Grits" Romney was still out there trying to appeal to Southerners this week and as CNN noted, "may have gotten more than he bargained for during an appearance on the syndicated 'Rick and Bubba Show' Friday morning." Naturally it was the religious differences and not continuing to beat the war drums against Iran or the horrible economic policies he was still touting here that the hosts felt were going to be a problem for Romney with the voters in the South.

'Rick and Bubba' press Romney on Mormon faith, Iran:

The hosts of the Birmingham-based radio program, Rick Burgess and Bill Bussey, pressed Romney on his Mormon faith, asking him if he believes the United States reigns over Israel as the true Judeo-Christian "Promised Land." The Book of Mormon teaches that America is a "land of promise."

"Do you as a Mormon believe that America is the new 'Promised Land,' yes or no?" asked Burgess.

"You're gonna have to go to the church and ask what they think about that," Romney responded with a laugh, referring to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, of which Romney is a member.

"There's no question about the fact that Israel is the 'Promised Land.' That's what the Bible tells us. And my guess is that they're the lands of promise to other people," Romney added.

The former Massachusetts governor was also asked whether he would support a first strike against Iran in the event the Islamic Republic develops a nuclear weapon.

"Do you support a first strike against them, either by Israel or by us or a combination of the two to halt that process?" Bussey asked.

"Yes, and I think you actually have to act before they had a weapon, a deliverable weapon," Romney said.

"They have to understand that we will take military, kinetic action if they continue to pursue a nuclear option. That is unacceptable to us. That is unacceptable to Israel. It's unacceptable to the world," he added. Read on...

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