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What Mitt Romney's taste for science fiction really means.

By Joshua Glenn
May 13, 2007

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When asked recently by a Fox News interviewer to name his favorite novel, Mitt Romney's answer, the 1982 science-fiction epic "Battlefield Earth," raised eyebrows across the political spectrum. As if reassuring the general public about his Mormonism wasn't enough of a hurdle for the GOP presidential hopeful, now Romney was praising a book by...L. Ron Hubbard, founder of Scientology? (Full article: 843 words)

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