Re: Jindal & the Exorcism

Yes, the media will have a field day, won’t they, if a Mormon is paired with a Catholic convert who wrote honestly about his faith as a young man? I wrote about the Jindal-exorcism issue when he was running for governor in 2007 and the infamous piece he wrote for The New Oxford Review was used in Democratic-party ads — and again when there was buzz that John McCain might pick Jindal as his running mate four years ago. Frankly, if the Left wants to make an issue of this, I think it will only further demonstrate the hostility to free exercise of religion their candidate represents. 

Kathryn Jean Lopez — Kathryn Jean Lopez is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute and an editor-at-large of National Review. Sign up for her weekly NRI newsletter here. This column is based on one available through Andrews McMeel Universal’s Newspaper Enterprise Association.

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