Harry Reid's dilemma

American broadcasting this week featured the worst example of hateful religious bigotry broadcast to a national audience since the days of Father Coughlin's antisemitic rants.  MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell, a former Democrat congressional staffer, launched an astonishing attack of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, the religion of Mitt Romney. "Now part of Romney's religion problem is that he's a part of a new religion. Established religions like Judaism, which is about 4,000 years old, and Christianity, which is about 2,000 years old, don't easily warm up to new religions like Romney's, which is only 182 years old," Lawrence O'Donnell said on his MSNBC show last night after the former Massachusetts governor swept the three primary states. "Mormonism was created by a guy in upstate New York in 1830 when he got caught having sex with the maid and explained to his wife that God told him to do it. Forty-eight wives later, Joseph Smith's lifestyle was completely sanctified...(Read Full Post)