On Religion

These questioners make Tim Russert look like Larry King. One of them asks whether Jesus would support the death penalty. Huckabee has the best answer: “Jesus was too smart to ever run for public office.” Cooper moves on. I like that if your joke is funny, the moderator gives you a pass. If it’s not funny, it looks like a dodge, and he presses you to answer.

Anderson doesn’t ask: What would Joseph Smith do?