Front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination Mitt Romney increasingly is being put under the media microscope. That’s proper and the way it should be for any viable presidential nominee.
However, the media should not give credence to those bashing Romney’s Morman religion, including voices such as those of Warren Cole Smith, Charles Chaput an
d Sarah Palin. Placing Romney’s religion under the media’s political microscope not only is patently unethical, but it also violates the Article VI of the U.S. Constitution, as L.A. Times op-ed columnist Tim Rutten points out in his June 1 column.