It pains me to say this, but the best thing I have read on Romney, Mormonism, and faith in the presidential campaign comes courtesy of Charles Krauthammer (David Brooks gets second prize). Also, for a more extended discussion on faith and the GOP, its worth checking out media god Bob Wright's chat with Ramesh Ponnuru on Bloggingheads.tv.
As a footnote, I see on TPM that "A spokesman for the Mitt Romney campaign is thus far refusing to say
whether Romney sees any positive role in America for atheists and other
For what it's worth, I think Romney's contrived and reactionary speech is going to do him a ton of good.