NBC Plans One Hour Hit Piece on Romney’s Religion

0 Posted by - August 23, 2012 - Conspiracies & Scandals, Elections, Politics, Religion

4fa60ac7c6f1d.image  300x205 NBC Plans One Hour Hit Piece on Romneys ReligionNBC News unsuccessfully went back to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney to request an interview for this week’s prime-time special on the Mormon faith after he began to seem more open to talking about it.

The single-topic “Rock Center” episode will air Thursday as originally planned, said the show’s executive producer, Rome Hartman.

Romney, a former Massachusetts governor, will be the first Mormon presidential nominee of a major political party, and his campaign has generally resisted talking about his faith. But Romney last weekend invited reporters to Mormon chapel services with his family, and a new campaign ad touted him as a defender of religious freedom.

CONTINUED at AP.

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