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Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 03/ 4/2011

Read this: Jon Huntsman, Mitt Romney, and how to tell them apart

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Huntsman, left; Romney, right. (Reuters, AP)

Mitt Romney and Jon Huntsman have an ancestor and great hair in common, but a lot more: They're both Mormon, they've both former governors, they both vied to oversee the 2002 Olympics (Romney got the job) -- and duh, they both want to be president. But Romney is fairly devout, and Huntsman's been making a point of letting people know he's not that religious. Is he trying to avoid an anti-Mormon bias? Or emphasize to voters that he's not Mitt?

Presidential hopefuls Huntsman, Romney share Mormonism and belief in themselves

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By The Reliable Source  | March 4, 2011; 10:44 AM ET
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Other than mentioning Romney “performed the church's missionary work … in France during the Vietnam War,” the 4Mar WaPo style article failed to mention how Mitt (like Biden, Clinton and Cheney to be fair) did everything short of maiming himself (didn’t have the guts) to avoid Military service when he was of prime draft age during Vietnam. Then as a presidential candidate in 2007, when asked why none of his 5 sons (all perfect candidates for military service) had volunteered for a war he enthusiastically supported, his response was "My sons are adults. They’ve chosen not to serve in the military in active duty and I respect their decision in that regard. … And one of the ways my sons are showing support for our nation is helping me get elected because they think I’d be a great president."

Do we really need another self-serving coward Draft Dodger as Commander-in Chief who is more than willing to send your children into harm’s way but unwilling to go himself or even encourage any blood kin to serve.

Posted by: A-COL | March 4, 2011 4:37 PM | Report abuse

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