but this time, from someone way smarter and way way more knowledgable than I am. Richard Bushman is probably the most authoritative speaker on Mormon history living, and this link is to a transcript of a rather lengthy discussion between Bro. Bushman and journalists from some of the major newspapers in the country.
This is not just a great source of information about Mormonism and Mitt Romney — it’s a discussion of the role of religion in American politics and culture. It’s very long.