(NY Times Op-Ed) Frank Bruni–Mitt Romney’s Muffled Soul

Last week he did it again, wading into a discussion of money ”” or, rather, of the “very poor” who lack it ”” and succumbing to yet another pink slip of the tongue. Mitt Romney is forever being tripped up this election cycle by the topic of wealth.

Not, interestingly, religion. That was the angst last time around, and the extent to which the dynamic has changed, with mammon supplanting Mormon as the bejeweled albatross around his neck, was reflected in another recent comment of his, one that prompted less notice and was interpreted in a particular and highly revealing way….

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