Thursday, December 01, 2005

RomneyWatch '08

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Well, here it is. The Wasatch Front master page for all the Governor Romney news we feel is worth posting and/or linking.

Organized by: Date - Source - Link To Post, followed by a brief description.

Ongoing - Websites

Article 6 Blog- An ongoing discussion of the religious issues brought up by Romney's run for the Presidency.

2006 - Major Publications & Websites
October 17, 2006 - National Review - "Rockin' the Evangelical House."
by Kathryn Lopez.

October 17, 2006 - London Sunday Times - "Mitt, the rising star, catches Thatcher vote."
by Sarah Baxter.

October 1, 2006 - London Sunday Times - "Mormon with a JFK touch is right on McCain's tail."
by Sarah Baxter.

September 25, 2006 - Wall Street Journal/Opinion Journal - "Romney Rides High."
by John Fund.

July 19, 2006 - National Review - "Don't Count Out The Mormon."
by Kathryn Lopez.

July 3, 2006 - Weekly Standard - "High Noon in Michigan."
by Mark Hemmingway.

June 9, 2006 - Wall Street Journal - "Test of Faith"
by Deborah Solomon (available only with subscription)

April 27, 2006 - Chicago Sun-Times - "Religion may hinder Romney in '08."
by Robert Novak.

April 17, 2006 - Newsweek - "A Rising Star, Out of the Blue."
by Jonathan Alter.

April 11, 2006 - National Review - "An Imperfect Model."
by Ramesh Ponnuru.

April 4, 2006 - Hugh Hewitt - "The Romney Plan."
by Hugh Hewitt.

March 17, 2006 - National Review - "Romney vs. Allen."
by Rich Lowry. A comparison of George Allen and Mitt Romney.

March 9, 2006 - National Review - "Party Man."
by W. James Antle. A discussion of the Republican Party's future in Massachusetts and what role Romney should play.

January 26, 2006 - National Review - "Unhealthy in Massachusetts"
by Sally C. Pipes. A criticism of Romney's plan for the Massachusetts healthcare system.

January 3, 2006 - National Review - "Mitt in '08?"
by Kathryn J. Lopez. Column, syndicated by United Features. A summary of Romney's actions & positioning in 2005.

2006 - Wasatch Front & Associated Weblogs
09.25.2006 - The Pacific Slope - "Romney Courts Social Conservatives"
Reproduces 9/25 Wall Street Journal article by John Fund.

09.25.2006 - The Wasatch Front - "Romney Courts Social Conservatives"
Links to 9/25 Wall Street Journal article by John Fund.

09.07.2006 - The Wasatch Front - "Romney's Breakthrough?"
From The Corner, Kathryn Lopez speculates on the implications of Romney's Khatami statement. Has Mitt Romney finally arrived?

09.06.2006 - The Wasatch Front - "Romney Slams Khatami Visit"
Reproduces official statement, wherein Gov. Romney condemns the visit of former Iranian president Khatami and announces that the state of Massachusetts will not pay Khatami any courtesy or provide him escort.

07.19.2006 - The Wasatch Front - "Seen At The Corner: Romney and Polygamy"
Links to and quotes an item in The Corner by Kate O'Beirne.

07.19.2006 - The Wasatch Front - "'Don't Count Out The Mormon.'"
Links to and quotes from a column by Kathryn Jean Lopez at National Review.

04.28.2006 - The Wasatch Front - "Will Mitt Face A Religious Test?"
Discusses a personal view of whether Romney faces a challenge due to his religion. Links to a discussion at The American Scene and comments at National Review.

04.05.2006 - The Wasatch Front - "Romney Continues To Catch Attention"
Links to an article by Jonathan Alter of Newsweek and a healthcare plan analysis by Ramesh Ponnuru of National Review.

04.05.2006 - The Pacific Slope - "Romney's Step Forward?"
Links to an analysis by Hugh Hewitt.

03.17.2006 - Wasatch Front - "Lowry: "Romney vs. Allen."
Links to column by Rich Lowry.

03.09.2006 - Wasatch Front - "Party Man."
Links to column by W. James Antle.

01.03.2006 - Wasatch Front - "Mitt in '08?"
Links to syndicated column by Kathryn Jean Lopez.

2005 - Major Publications

December 20, 2005 - National Review - "Latter-Day Politics"
by Kathryn J. Lopez. Interview with Michael Cromartie, director of the Evangelical Studies Project at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

December 2005 - National Review - "Golden Mitt"
by Michael M. Rosen

June 2005 - National Review - "Matinee Mitt"
By John J. Miller

June 2005 - The Weekly Standard - "In 2008, Will It Be Mormon In America?"
by Terry Eastland

2005 - Wasatch Front & Associated Weblogs

12.20.2005 - Wasatch Front - "Latter-Day Politics"
Links to interview with Michael Cromartie conducted by Kathryn Jean Lopez. Interview discusses viability of Romney, whether his LDS faith is a problem, and briefly speculates on what role his faith may play on a national stage.

12.15.2005 - Wasatch Front - "Romney: 'The Future Is Open'"
Links to Gov. Romney's announcement of 12/14, and some links to related news stories.

12.14.2005 - Wasatch Front - "Romney In '08 - Is It Official?"
Romney announces he will not be running for a second gubanatorial term. Includes links and analysis.

10.18.2005 - Wasatch Front - "What's Up With The Mormons Lately?"
Links and discussion of some news stories discussing the prominence of Mormons, including Governor Romney.

09.19.2005 - Wasatch Front - "Romney And The War On Terror"
Gov. Romney comments on civil rights in an age of terrorism.

09.07.2005 - Wasatch Front - "Back To Politics"
Can an LDS candidate be elected to the Presidency?

08.12.2005 - Wasatch Front - "The Friday Furo Questus"
Link to Jamoblog, and a brief examination of the 2008 contenders.

08.11.2005 - The Jamoblog - "We'll have to wait and see."
Rundown of and discussion about potential 2008 presidential candidates.

07.26.2005 - Wasatch Front - "More Politics - Mitt Romney In The News"
Links to Gov. Romney's editorial on contraception, Atlantic Monthly's profile, Corner discussion, and our own discussion.

06.03.2005 - Wasatch Front - "The Friday Furo Questus"
Links to Terry Eastland's Weekly Standard Romney profile, and some discussion.

06.01.2005 - Wasatch Front - "In 2008, Will It Be Mormon In America?"
Links to Terry Eastland's Weekly Standard Romney profile, and some discussion.