Mark Silk at Spiritual Politics writes about the changing, and more visible, role that white evangelicals play in today's GOP. He offers the prediction that at some point one of the GOP candidates will find a way to go after Mitt Romney because he is a Mormon. I fear Silk is right. Politics can get dirty. Remember the GOP primary in 2000, when the charge surfaced that John McCain had a "black child out of wedlock" during the South Carolina primary? McCain, of course, had an adopted daughter from Bangladesh.
No one will challenge Romney's faith on a debate stage, to be sure. But, Romney can expect flyers in South Carolina that assert he is not a Christian to be sure.