The movie “Driving Miss Daisy” won the Academy Award for best picture decades ago. It featured an elderly white southern widow whose son hired a black chauffeur for her, after she wrecked her car. Set in the 1940’s, the story, which begins with their mutual hostility, ends with their deep friendship.
Mitt Romney is a longtime narcissist and political opportunist, who has moved to whichever state could afford him the next higher office he was seeking. Now a U.S. Senator from Utah, he was previously the governor of Massachusetts. He ran for president in 2008 losing the primary to John McCain — and in 2012 lost to Barack Obama. Irate that he was unable to attain the presidency after so judiciously setting his path, he maliciously voted to convict President Trump in the Democrat’s contrived impeachment trial, becoming the only senator in U.S. history to vote to convict a president of their own party.
As to our question, about what’s driving Mitt…Most recently it’s been difficult to escape photos and video clips of the duplicitous Mitt marching in solidarity with the ‘Black Lives Matters’ protesters, who joined in American cites with looters and arsonists wantonly destroying $billions in property and engaging in vicious assaults.
Though they are now leaders in the “Defund and Replace” America’s police officers, Mitt has bonded with them and is on-board with their reprehensible agenda. Chicago, with higher death rates than global war zones, with mostly black victims, stands as a stunning example of lawlessness under Democrat leadership. William Hale Thompson (elected 1915 to 1923 and again from 1927 to 1931) was the most recent Republican to have served as the city’s mayor. Mitt hasn’t shown his face there.
And where was he for most of his 73 years when the LDS Church he was born into prohibited black men of African descent from being ordained to the church’s priesthood? It wasn’t until 1978, the church’s First Presidency declared through a revelation, that the restriction had been lifted.
This explanation was published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2013.
Under the priesthood ban, black men and women were unable to hold any significant church callings, be leaders or serve missions. For men, the priesthood is required for many leadership and church callings and is given to virtually every Latter-day Saint male as early as age 11. When Brigham Young instituted the priesthood restriction in 1852, black members were barred from many leadership and service positions. In 1952, President McKay banned blacks from speaking at priesthood meetings and firesides.
Where was Mitt? He didn’t protest or march in support of principled blacks who were denied full participation in the Latter-day Saints church. They had to wait for a revelation. Yet corrupt and immoral thieves and vandals have Mitt’s full support.
What’s driving Mitt Romney?