Richard Dawkins: Romney a ‘massively gullible fool’ for practicing Mormonism

From Raw Story:

By David Edwards
Monday, September 10, 2012

Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins on Sunday asked how anyone could vote for a “massively gullible fool” like Mitt Romney who could not see that Mormonism’s founder was a “fraud.”

“Romney’s prophet Joseph Smith a fraud,” Dawkins said in an hours-long Twitter rant, quoting from the Book of Mormon and adding, “Romney falls for it.”

“No matter how much you agree with Romney’s economic policy, can you really vote for such a massively gullible fool?” Dawkins  asked. “He is a Mormon BISHOP!”

“Bible & Koran genuinely old, written in the language of their time. Book of Mormon written by 19thC charlatan. Romney too stupid to see it,” he continued, snarking, “And it came to pass that the lot was cast for Mitt and Mitt did verily reign in the land and there was rejoicing in the corridors of Mammon.”

According to The Daily Beast’s Andrew Sullivan, Mormons differ from most Christians in that they see no conflict in serving God and mammon — or material wealth that many mainstream believers view as diminishing religion.

“Could you really vote for a man who thinks the Garden of Eden was in Missouri?” he asked again three hours after the tirade began.

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One Response to “Richard Dawkins: Romney a ‘massively gullible fool’ for practicing Mormonism”

  1. steviejayne Says:

    I have a series of simple questions I ask religious nuts, it is thus:

    “Do you believe in Father Christmas?”

    “Do you believe in the tooth fairy?”

    “Do you believe the moon is made out of cheese?”

    They obviously answer no. In which case I ask them why do they believe in some mythical deity for which there is as much evidence as there is for any of the above.

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