Just as Barack Obama reached historic levels four years ago as the first African-American presidential nominee of a major political party, Mitt Romney has now reached that peak as the first-ever Mormon. And yet, in a poll this January only 56 percent of voters said the country is ready for a Mormon president. On her MSNBC show today, Melissa Harris-Perry dug into the specifics of Mormon beliefs and the religion's ties to American exceptionalism.
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