(10-21-2011 03:39 PM)JuniperLea Wrote: Huh... what were they going for here, I wonder? Odd for AZ to be pro Obama... or anti killing.
Maybe I'm just too cynical to get it?
Steve Benson the cartoonist, is the grandson of Ezra Taft Benson...a mormon prophet. He threw off the mantle of mormonism becoming outspoken against all it's doctrines and theatrics and methods for teaching and converting hte collective. It's not too hard to understand his more left leaning stand today given his vehement stand against his own past, which was extremely conservative and Republican....Ezra Taft Benson you may remember was a Bircher and served as Sec of Agriculture under Eisenower.
I went to BYU and his sister was a roommate of mine decades ago. I frequented an ex-mormon bb where he was an active participant and spoke freely and often of his utter disregard and dislike for his past life.