Video: MSNBC now doing segments on defunct Mormon prophesies

“Because he hasn’t talked much about his faith, people have gone online,” Hall notes of Romney, and they have found things like the “White Horse” prophecy, which have concerned many. Dovere explained that the Church does not officially endorse that line of thinking, that they have repudiated it and found it untrustworthy, as it came from someone who said he was near Joseph Smith when he said it but waited decades to reveal it. “What it predicts is that there would be a time when the Constitution is hanging by a thread and at that point a wealthy Mormon would rise up and raise the Republican,” explained Dovere of the White Horse prophecy, which concludes with “and Armageddon-style war against Russia.”