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kentuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-19-12 09:49 AM
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Was the Reverend Wright "leak" to the NY Times intentional ?

Almost immediately, Mitt Romney came out to denounce it.

But what was the purpose of the "leak"?

Was it intended to bring out the Rev Wright issue once again? I don't think so.

In my opinion, it was intended to send a message to the Obama campaign. We will withhold any Republican ads that mention your religious connections to the Reverend Wright and we expect your campaign to do the same in regards to any religious connections to our candidate, Mitt Romney. To do otherwise is to engage in an unacceptable negative type of campaigning.

It was not a "leak". The "46-page document" was part of a plan by the Romney campaign, in my opinion. They understand that the Mormon "issue" is the Achilles heel of their effort to win the White House. The Republican Party cannot win without its Southern base. But the states in the South are very Southern Baptist and do not look favorably upon the Mormon religion. Some have even called it a "cult". The Romney campaign understands this very well. They are doing their best to silence the issue. That is what the "leak" was all about...
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