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May 30, 2012


Romney's Awkward Embrace of a Casino Magnate

Boston Globe: "They make awkward bedfellows, to be sure: Mitt Romney, the strait-laced Mormon who does not gamble, drink or cavort, and Sheldon Adelson, the socially liberal casino mogul whose resorts rank among the world's favorite places to do all three."

"Yet Romney met with Adelson Tuesday in Las Vegas, and the billionaire has pledged to support Romney against President Obama -- presumably with money earned from gambling, which 'undermines the virtues of work and thrift,' according to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints."












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