If the campaign that used appeals to religious bigotry is identified, it will be over for that candidate. Let’s hope someone inside Western Wats tips the MSM.
A spokesman for Western Wats said he couldn’t comment on the company’s work. He said they do not do push polling.
The 20-minute calls started on Sunday in New Hampshire and Iowa. At least seven people in the two early voting states received the calls.
Among the questions was whether a resident knew that Romney was a Mormon, that he received military deferments when he served as a Mormon missionary in France, that his five sons did not serve in the military, that Romney’s faith did not accept blacks as bishops into the 1970s and that Mormons believe the Book of Mormon is superior to the Bible.
“It started out like all the other calls. … Then all of the sudden it got very unsettling and very negative,” said Anne Baker, an independent voter from Hollis, N.H.