I think that Orrin Hatch feels the need to say something, anything that can bring more “us” versus “him” to the table. Is he still fighting for his political life in the future re-election or did he surmount that hump of a primary? Harry Reid is a Mormon and you don’t hear him crying about being ostracized. I had forgotten that Hatch was a Mormon as well and until the tea party came to town he was safe in his seat. I think that he is desperate to be seen as fighting for the GOP in any which way because with everything that is lobbied against President Obama, he has never stooped to anyone’s base level by questioning their integrity or religious background. Hatch has made himself look the fool for even mentioning that.
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