Skip to comments.Why Rick Santorum Should Stop Talking About Porn
Posted on 03/18/2012 7:42:17 PM PDT by Fred
Last week Rick Santorum vowed to end Americas pandemic of pornography, insisting that if he were president he would limit the rights of adults to show and view images of consenting adults having sex. No doubt there is too much pornography in this country, and anyone thinking of watching it should go read their Bible instead. But what I want in a president is a pragmatist, not a panderer.
It would have been one thing for Santorum to say that his real crusade is against pedophilia or against child trafficking. Those are real evils that must be stopped. But thats not what he said.
Heres why Santorum should stop talking about porn.
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They are just setting him up so they can ridicule him. He shouldn’t fall for these fringe questions and just answer that he will make sure that laws are within the bounds of the Constitution by appointing judges who deal with those issues who understand and support the “laws of nature and nature’s God”-— who will uphold the Constitutional principles of Just Laws.
Santorum needs to deal with the MSM the way Newt does.
That's impossible; there is only one Newt Gingrich who can smack down the media.
The Republican Party should devote itself totally and entirely to the poor. It should advocate that every dollar of federal public revenue go to the poor, with no exceptions. Then, what would The Left do? Nothing. They would have no options left. Think about it. It would work.
Santorum needs to do a better job of pivoting. Otherwise the media is going to own him if he gets the nomination.
Why Santos runs and what he IS
First, why would he say anything about what he would do about Porn. It is up to the courts and congress. If he wants to sign a bill that congress has passed and make it law thats great, but for goodness sake stop talking about stuff you can't do anything about as president.
We all want a conservative president, even one who has the values of Rick Santorum but we also need someone smart enough to know when to shut his mouth.
All these social remarks that everyone already knows Santorums position on has sunk him. If he doesn't do really well in Illinois he is finished and it is not looking good now, Rick is doing everything he can to make sure Romney is the nominee. He is throwing this away, why? He can't be stupid. I just fail to believe that someone who has finished law school can be stupid. The only place Newt could have done well is the South and Santorum has taken that away from him, he has made sure that all we get is Mitt Romney.
Early on there were accusations that Santorum was only in it to split votes and keep any of the other challengers from getting more votes than Romney, I'm starting to wonder if some of these people knew what they were talking about.
I'm starting to get a sinking feeling.
Can Romney beat Obama? I think my dog could beat Obama. We had a chance to have a really conservative president. Had! Way to go Rick.
He was my last hope but he is being set up too easily in the Punch and Judy show of politics. At least he speaks from his heart which is good.
That's what someone who wanted to win the Presidency would say....
Sounds like Santorum’s words got twisted, but that’s probably why he should, in fact, avoid talking about porn in the first place. Any voter who has fighting porn in the forefront of his mind is likely already a Santorum guy. Santorum has nothing to gain by even talking about it, since the media aren’t going to report what he actually said, but their spin on it.
“””I just fail to believe that someone who has finished law school can be stupid. “””
I rise to a point of order,,,
I’ll tell you how I think he should answer, “Do you want your 7 year old to see soft porn on daytime tv? Do you want to worry about your children hitting the wrong site with images that will rob them of their innocence?
Porn’s gotten out of hand. Used to be you had to go out of your way to find it, now you have to go out of your way to avoid it.
Did you know Santorum’s nick name when he was in high school was Rooster? LOL LOL LOL it was because he got riled so easily..now, I could really run with that but won’t...he crows enough and always about the wrong issues.
Kind of like suicide works on a cold?
That is the way I would want Santorum to come at this subject if he wants to continue talking about it. He should point out that pornography is exploitative and demeaning to women (feminists have said this repeatedly). And then he should ask someone if they would want one of their family members to be exposed to AIDS or other diseases so someone else can make a huge profit. And he might throw out something like the pornography industry should keep their filthy paws off the women.
The lavender mafia media should stop asking questions it does not want answered. The activists in the media should also be putting the SAME questions to the Democrat and Republican candidates, not JUST the Republican candidates.
Boy, the Santorum haters are out for blood today. You’re not allowed to talk about this. You’re not allowed to talk about that. You aren’t allowed to say that Puerto Rico is a Spanish-speaking country.
You aren’t allowed to say that the kind of porn we have all over the place is sick, and that our courts and politicians are sick because they say that we have a right to porn, but we don’t have a right to criticize it. We have a right to have naked gay parades in our cities, but we don’t have a right to criticize them. That would be a hate crime.
It’s not for nothing that the Communists push this stuff. It’s bread a circuses for their mind-weakened constituents.
And Rick does talk about the fixing the economy and shrinking big government. It’s just that the media prefers not to tell us about it.
We have a Supreme Court that has said that porn is a First Amendment right, but mentioning prayer or the Bible in school is forbidden. No wonder our country is going to the dogs.
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