“The American people can accept me as a Mormon,” Romney told Mike Wallace, “And I really don't think Polygamy will be an issue unless my religion forces me to start practicing it.”
With a clear reference to President Clinton’s dalliance with Monica Lewinsky, Romney promised he would never cheat on his present wife, as he described her for the camera (see picture) or any others he was obliged to take on. “The [Clinton affair] has no place in the White House – no place at all for [that sort of thing].”
During the interview Romney revealed his great-great grandfather practiced polygamy. "I’m sure I could do it – runs in the family so to speak,” Romney said confidently, “But I imagine it would be hell on earth every 28 days or so. "