April 21, 2012

Fiction: Romney's Grandfather was Polygamist
Fact: Obama's Father was Polygamist

You gotta love it when the Democrats try accusing Mitt Romney of being the grandson of a polygamist, which isn't true, when the fact is that Obama's father was one:

Mitt Romney's grandparents, Gaskell and Anna Romney, however, were not among them. They wed in 1895, and it was the only marriage for each of them. You have to go back three generations, to Gaskell's father, Miles Park Romney (1843-1904), to find a polygamous ancestor of Mitt Romney....

[Barack] Obama's father ... was also polygamous in keeping with local custom, taking an informal Kenyan wife who preceded Obama's mother but remained a consort, according to accounts by local people and the senator himself.


By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 12:08 PM | Comments |