November 19, 2012

Mormons, Get Over Our Mockery

Gustavo Arellano, OC Weekly

When we were thinking up of a cover for our Election Day issue and came upon the idea of having Mitt Romney as the Angel Moroni heralding doom and gloom, I had to stop for a second. Surely some other publication, whether dead-tree or blog, had done that already, no? It's so damn obvious: Mitt is a Mormon, and Moroni is part of Latter Day Saints theology. But I couldn't find any proof of such an editorial cartoon, so we commissioned Romney as Moroni, with my only critique of the fabulous end product being that we couldn't make Mitt's shit-eating grin even more shit-eating.

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