Found on Reddit last night, here's a video that shows a young girl in Colorado out registering people to vote.
Hold on a minute. The lady whom she is soliciting in the video asks her who she's working for, to which she replies "The El Paso County Clerk's Office." The lady being solicited asks another question: "And who are you registering? All voters?"
The girl replies: "We're out here in support of Romney, actually."
The lady being solicited: "And who's paying you for this?"
Girl: "We're working for the County Clerk's office.
The lady then proceeds to ask her about the propriety of representing herself as affiliated with local government, and registering only one party's voters to vote.
Now, to any who might think this is just an innocent canvasser making $8/hour, and just taking the job for the pay, another person on Reddit points out the ring she's wearing.
If it seems like an odd ring for a teenager, you're not alone. I had to look it up, too; didn't look like any class ring I'd ever seen. It's a CTR ring. CTR stands for "Choose the Right".
Mormons wear them as a reminder to "act righteously", except, evidently, in situations where a fellow churchmember is running for President. Then it becomes OK to lie and deceive.
Lest you think this is a one-time behavior, or feel I chose an inflammatory source for the "Lying for the Lord" link out of anything but personal convenience, I would point out this article from a month back in the DailyNewsBeastWeek where an ex-Mormon descendant of Brigham Young --"Mormon royalty" is how the journalist describes it-- confirms, along with a few other now-ex-Mormons, that this is an accepted common practice.
I don't want to smash religion here. I know several Mormons. All seem like decent enough folk. But when the lies are coming down from on high like this, --Mitt's reputation as a truth-teller achieves a new low almost daily now-- and people are being mobilized to behave deceptively in other ways, I have to question what the motivations are, and what they truly aim to achieve.
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