Just a Humble Coal Miner’s Granddaughter

At the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, Ann Romney mentioned that she’s the granddaughter of Welsh coal miner David Davies, and the daughter of Edward Roderick Davies.¬†Grandpa brought daddy to this country when the latter was fifteen and, somehow, daddy became an industrialist and mayor of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Her grandfather was an avowed atheist and referred to religion as “hogwash” and “drudgery,” and there’s evidence to the effect that her father had no more use for religion than her grandfather did.… [Read more]