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    Susan from 29

    Since he was at prep school, Mitt Romney has said that he is the one to fulfill prophesy and become President of the United States.

    This is the White Horse Prophesy from Joseph Smith in 1843. In it, Smith rewrites and updates the Book of Revelation, Chapter 2, from the Christian Bible. The hero of WHP is the rider of the white horse, then the whole of the Mormon people who are his followers.

    Romney repeated this view of his destiny in France while he was a missionary. When he came back for his third draft deferment, going to school at BYU, his nickname was "OMS," pronounced like the Spanish "hommes." That was short for the Mormon honorific "One Mighty and Strong." His wife Ann also believes it and has said so quite openly.

    Problem, to begin with, that Chapter 2 is the story of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Smith fell in love with Verse 2:

    2 And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
    This is Smith's departure point for the prophesy. He misread what is happening. He did not understand that the Lamb opens the Seals that bring on the end of the world. Between these events, Satan's four horsemen inflict the terrible power of his hatreds on humanity.

    For Smith, based on his writings, the white horse is a charm. It is magic.

    It protects the lies told by Mormon prophets and counselors when they mislead the "Gentile" world. Lies are cast as the most powerful weapon to obtain political position and power.

    Worse yet, it took hold. Brigham Young boasted that Mormons would have the "smoothest liars.":

    ...the White Horse Prophecy has been embraced by Mormon culture... Glenn Beck has referred to this in his own crazed rants over and over. The White Horse prophecy is embedded into the very fabric of Mormonism."

    -- Renato Wardle, Happy Valley, Utah

    First Rider is identified in The Revelation as the final anti-christ, the Anti-Christ.

    Mitt Romney does not read the Christian bible. He has never read the Christian Bible. He has never read any part of Christian explanations or annotations, related to The Revelation of St. John the Divine.

    Mitt Romney is not a supernatural being. His successes at politics have applied his intelligence, but also have relied on criminal acts such as slander and perjury and forgery, repeatedly. Not magic. His sense of his own destiny has been modeled as he has said for 50 years on the Mormon "White Horse Prophesy." (He denies it.) At its core Smith's work reverses the meanings of scripture to make the Christian Anti-Christ into a conquering hero.

    You folks thought Nixon and Bush43 were bad ????? Romney is 50 years into the cult belief "White Horse Prophesy." He might as well see himself as Sigfried in Wagner's "Ring" or a mad gunner in a video game.

    "Robotic." "Machine like." America should be so lucky.

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