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Rick Santorum Angry Response to Reporter
Youtube ^ | 03-26-2012 | Rick Santorum

Posted on 03/26/2012 2:26:03 PM PDT by parksstp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5U7fTPb8U4

Rick Santorum's got a message for Reporters that like to Distort the Truth. I think this message can also be for those FReepers that like to bash Rick whenever and whereever.

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: 2012election; awesomeness; election2012; fearthesweatervest; pennsylvania; rick2012; ricksantorum; santorum
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GO RICK!
1 posted on 03/26/2012 2:26:14 PM PDT by parksstp
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To: antonius; Lazlo in PA; cripplecreek; writer33; Mountain Mary; Yaelle

PING!


2 posted on 03/26/2012 2:27:51 PM PDT by parksstp (I pick RIck! (If he's good enough for Mark Levin and Rush Limbaugh, he's good enough for me))
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To: parksstp

“Come on, man. That’s bullsh*t”

LOL


3 posted on 03/26/2012 2:30:25 PM PDT by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: parksstp

I must admit. Rick was impressive there.


4 posted on 03/26/2012 2:30:42 PM PDT by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: parksstp

Can you please tell us more about this, for those of us who are unable to watch youtube videos at work? Thank you.


5 posted on 03/26/2012 2:31:53 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: parksstp
Reporters that like to distort the truth?

I'll show you distorted truth:

Santorum: Zimmerman ‘has a very sick mind,’ motive ‘a malicious one’

6 posted on 03/26/2012 2:34:17 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: parksstp
The media constantly lie about Santorum. I would have put it a lot more plainly than Santorum did. I would have been right in that punk reporter's face.

The problem is none of this does any good. This confrontation will be misrepresented and taken out of context. Republicans should ignore the media punks. If they must speak to them they should lecture them the way Newt does.

7 posted on 03/26/2012 2:34:30 PM PDT by detective
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To: Steelfish; American Constitutionalist; AmericanInTokyo

Sorry, forgot to PING you on this.


8 posted on 03/26/2012 2:34:47 PM PDT by parksstp (I pick RIck! (If he's good enough for Mark Levin and Rush Limbaugh, he's good enough for me))
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To: NEMDF

It’s hard to describe. One of those things you have to see.

Basically, Santorum was going off in his speech how it would suck to have Romney has the nominee going up against Obama because the issue of “Obamacare/Romneycare”. Because Romneycare was the blueprint for Obamacare, Santorum said in his speech that Romney was probably the worst candidate to put up against Obama because of that issue. The reporter then tried to get Santorum to admit he said theat “Romney was the worst Republican in the country” without the reference to Healthcare. Santorum tries to correct him 3 times in less than 2 minutes, then loses his cool because at the same time this is going on, a Romney surrogate in the room is spreading the statement to the other reporters.

Santorum’s signing signs for supporters. You can tell one woman, Peggy from MN turn to the CBS Reporter and tell him “we don’t care what you have to say”.

In a nutshell, it was freaking awesome.


9 posted on 03/26/2012 2:39:41 PM PDT by parksstp (I pick RIck! (If he's good enough for Mark Levin and Rush Limbaugh, he's good enough for me))
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To: parksstp

Funniest thing to me was he always has that daughter to the side of him during his speeches, and there she is during this looking slightly concerned but still trying to smile.


10 posted on 03/26/2012 2:42:42 PM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: parksstp

Nice.

Wish George Bush had done that more often.


11 posted on 03/26/2012 2:45:38 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: detective
Cavuto just had Newt on and asked Newt what he thought about it. Newt said "We all get tired out here on the campaign trail and even I have said things I had to apologize for." Newt said he disagreed with Santorum on the remark about voting for Romney being no different than voting for Obama until he clarified it and now all is fine. But Newt said what Santorum said was not half as bad as what Obama said to the Russian President about having more flexibility once he is reelected. Newt said Obama is the most dangerous president we have ever had.
12 posted on 03/26/2012 2:45:53 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather ("We Need To Teach The Establishment a Lesson" - Newt Gingrich)
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To: parksstp

I agree. The NY Times is bull$#!t.


13 posted on 03/26/2012 2:49:20 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: 21twelve; Absolutely Nobama; AFPhys; afraidfortherepublic; AmericanInTokyo; ...
Santorum for President Ping List.

FReepmail “Antoninus” to be added or removed.

14 posted on 03/26/2012 2:51:17 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: DuncanWaring

What does Zimmerman have to do with anything?


15 posted on 03/26/2012 2:53:32 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Santorum’s slander of Zimmerman is a distortion of the truth.

Pot, meet Kettle.


16 posted on 03/26/2012 2:56:02 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: parksstp

Rick doesn’t like to be quoted.

Temper, temper...


17 posted on 03/26/2012 2:56:56 PM PDT by Choose Ye This Day (There's no shame in attacking a criminal's bean bag. -- Ron Swanson)
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To: DuncanWaring
Santorum’s slander of Zimmerman is a distortion of the truth.

Who says it's a slander. He was an Obummer supporter. That shows mental illness right there.

18 posted on 03/26/2012 2:58:04 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: parksstp
I saw his reaction.....way overdue......you tell em Rick!

They misquote him upside down sideways 24/7

BS is hardly cursing....I can think of a lot worse!

19 posted on 03/26/2012 2:58:30 PM PDT by Guenevere (....Whom God calls,... He equips......Press On Santorum!)
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To: Choose Ye This Day
Rick doesn't like to be misquoted.....

There, I fixed it.

20 posted on 03/26/2012 3:00:10 PM PDT by Guenevere (....Whom God calls,... He equips......Press On Santorum!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Then why doesn’t Santorum say “53% of the country has a very sick mind”.

Why does he limit his comments to Zimmerman?


21 posted on 03/26/2012 3:02:57 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Guenevere

“Pick any other Republican in the country...He is the WORST Republican in the country to put up against Barack Obama.”

I’m not sure why he doesn’t want to stand with this statement. Most Republicans happen to agree with him when he says this. Why should he get angry about it?


22 posted on 03/26/2012 3:04:41 PM PDT by Choose Ye This Day (There's no shame in attacking a criminal's bean bag. -- Ron Swanson)
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To: DuncanWaring; Lazlo in PA

No, its not pot meet kettle.
Santorum was responding to the version that was the offered to him at the time. Unless there is probable cause to believe that oneself or the public is in imminent danger of death or serious bodily injury, the use of deadly force to take the life of a non-threatening unarmed individual (which was the known record at the time) is against the law. Santorum was posed a question about the state of facts at the time. Since then we have had the facts in a state of flux. So don’t try bringing Zimmerman into this. It’s utterly and completely irrelevant.


23 posted on 03/26/2012 3:05:27 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: DuncanWaring

What’s your thing with Zimmerman? That whole story is a media fabrication to turn attention away from Obummers failures. I don’t care what opinion anyone has on that local matter. It is irrelevant. It isn’t like we don’t have any real issues to discuss in this country.


24 posted on 03/26/2012 3:05:51 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: detective

No, this needs to happen more often and using harsh words. As a former liberal I can tell you that liberals trade on being able to kow conservatives by trading on our civility. BS to that. Confront them with the truth(and a good verbal left-hook) they back off and soon realize they’ve been exposed.


25 posted on 03/26/2012 3:13:08 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: DuncanWaring
Santorum’s slander of Zimmerman is a distortion of the truth.

Zimmerman's pursuit of a drug-addled Trayvon incurred the risk that the kid would think of him as an attacker. Certainly Zimmerman had the right to defend his life, but he did exercise a judgement very possibly based upon race that shouldn't have put him in that position. So if it was the bases of Zimmerman's choice to pursue that Santorum was talking about, it would not be a slander. In any event, he should not have commented at all, holding that it was a matter for local law enforcement.

26 posted on 03/26/2012 3:18:32 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (There is no such thing as "renewable" energy.)
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To: jmacusa

I am glad Santorum called the reporter out as a liar. Whether or not he wins the nomination I hope Santorum does it a lot more often .


27 posted on 03/26/2012 3:19:33 PM PDT by detective
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To: parksstp

This is a video of man snapping; almost at the breaking point. He seems to have lost some control lately. An ordinary man snapping like this is understandable, but to me very worriesome in a presidential candidate. I was impressed the first 10 seconds and he should have stopped there. But then Rick keeps at it; starring at the reporter as he continues down the line signing autographs and keeps repeating himself, shaking his head and staring back at the reporter. A bit freaky.


28 posted on 03/26/2012 3:37:35 PM PDT by KillTime (Democracies that can't distinguish between good and evil or deny any difference shall surely perish.)
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To: parksstp

Santorum should take lessons from Newt Gingrich on how to respond to media, and be in full control of oneself. His attitude has been vulgar and unpresidential. If he cannot control his temper, he should get the h..l out of the kitchen.


29 posted on 03/26/2012 3:53:42 PM PDT by Marguerite (When I'm good, I am very, very good. But! When I'm bad, I'm even better)
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To: Guenevere

Once again, Senator Santorum said about three sentences too many. I don’t like profanity. I especially don’t like presidential candidates who know they are speaking ON CAMERA using profanity.

I remember reading once about how upset Nixon was when the tapes were broadcast. Because his mother was going to hear him swearing profusely. Santorum’s daughter looks embarrassed by his behavior. If you watch the tape, she’s smiling until he says the swear word.

One other thing-—this is red meat to the lamestream media. Now that they know how easy it is to get a candidate to lash out, they’ll be like grade school bullies taunting the weak kid.


30 posted on 03/26/2012 4:00:30 PM PDT by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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To: Mangia E Statti Zitto
Rather than folks think you are suddenly shocked at anything Santorum says

... should just read your many other posts against him...and they will see this is par for your course.

Nothing he can say....or not say ....will please you, so stop acting so surprised.

31 posted on 03/26/2012 4:07:03 PM PDT by Guenevere (....Whom God calls,... He equips......Press On Santorum!)
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To: Guenevere

Actually, I am surprised at the Senator’s language. especially in front of his daughter. Whether I like him or not is irrelevant.


32 posted on 03/26/2012 4:20:52 PM PDT by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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To: Lazlo in PA; Steelfish
It isn’t like we don’t have any real issues to discuss in this country.

Thank you for helping prove my point.

Given the real issues we face, why did Santorum allow himself to get distracted by this, uttering the definitive comment he did, rather than something like "I don't believe we have all the facts; as such, I'll be witholding comment"?

Given the real issues we face, why did he allow himself to get dragged into the birth control issue?

You should ask the Religion Moderator to move this to the Religion forum and make this a Santorum Caucus thread.

33 posted on 03/26/2012 4:29:11 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Mangia E Statti Zitto

yeah.....sure you are~


34 posted on 03/26/2012 4:30:04 PM PDT by Guenevere (....Whom God calls,... He equips......Press On Santorum!)
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To: parksstp

I looooove it!!!!


35 posted on 03/26/2012 4:42:26 PM PDT by Yaelle (Santorum 2012 - our sole chance to stop the Rominee)
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To: Guenevere

Right, we’re “surprised”. What a bunch of whimps we’ve become. We cwy becaws Wick said somfing scawy.

Snap out of it, America !

When I hear bill ayers apologize for blowing stuff up I’ll .... well, I’ll move that we arrest and convict his sorry a$$ and throw it in jail.


36 posted on 03/26/2012 4:51:25 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Santorum is one of the few candidates to answer all the questions asked of him. What is the point of an interview if someone is going to mealy mouth around like Milt and answer nothing? I like knowing where a guy is no matter if I agree or disagree. In this case, I just didn’t care what the answer was. At least he answered straight up. Newt also has a habit of answering all questions no matter what they are.


37 posted on 03/26/2012 5:09:07 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

He played their silly game on birth control and the next month was nonstop SANTORUM HATES WOMEN SANTORUM HATES WOMEN SANTORUM’S GOING TO TAKE AWAY YOUR BIRTH CONTROL PILLS SANTORUM’S GOING TO OUTLAW ABORTION SANTORUM HATES WOMEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nothing about the price of oil, or the imminent bankruptcy of the country, or the Iranian nuke program.

At least you know his position on birth control.

“Newt does it too” is not a valid response.


38 posted on 03/26/2012 5:31:50 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: DuncanWaring

Blah blah blah. Rick is winning states even though the MSM is spinning him. Who cares. No one give a rats what the Obama MSM has to say anymore. It is irrelevant much like much your weird Zimmerman concern.


39 posted on 03/26/2012 5:39:21 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Rick obviously pays close attention to what the Obama MSM says; otherwise he wouldn’t have made that specious Zimmerman comment.


40 posted on 03/26/2012 6:05:23 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: parksstp

I must say; Rick was nicer than I would have been. I’d have said what he said and then told him: “Get out of my face you lying, little four-eyed weasel. And don’t you ever ask me a question again”.


41 posted on 03/26/2012 6:32:20 PM PDT by no dems (I've always been crazy but that's the only thing that's kept me from going insane.)
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To: parksstp

I must say, Rick showed some b**ls.


42 posted on 03/26/2012 6:34:38 PM PDT by no dems (I've always been crazy but that's the only thing that's kept me from going insane.)
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To: All

Conservatives do NOT have to take this!

Wish Romney had the courage that Rick, and Newt, have.

Romney just attacks Republicans, like when he put his hand on Perry’s shoulder in a debate cuz he didn’t like what Perry was saying.


43 posted on 03/26/2012 7:10:32 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: cripplecreek

“Wish George Bush had done that more often.”

Bush would hardly ever use his Veto Pen. President Santorum certainly would use if frequently.


44 posted on 03/26/2012 7:13:34 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: detective

We ALL need to do this more often with the left. Not to keep beating a dead horse but Alinsky was an idiot in that, like all Lefties he never thought his tactics would be used against him and his ilk and although I never read his book, I doubt he ever made mention of what to do when they were used back on him. Besides a factual, reasoned argument , the Lefts Achilles Heel is that they never assume conservatives are going to give them what for because they’re confident in thinking we’re always going to be civil and if we deviate from that that’s when they apply Alinskys ‘’ridicule’’ tactic on us,(i.e) ‘’Oh, so much for your straight-laced civility nonsense’’ Liberals are bullies and a bully is a coward at heart. When you do what Santorum did and you literally get right in their face a liberal gets scared and is thrown off their game. Now verbal threats are against the law and at the least are in bad taste but this is a whole new dynamic we’re in here. God forbid it but violence may become necessary and it will be the Left that instigates it but by God I’ll bet the farm it’s we conservatives who’ll finish it and be the ones still standing.


45 posted on 03/26/2012 7:52:29 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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To: All

“Sarah Palin says when she heard about Rick’s comment, she said ‘good on ya’ and was glad he called out the liberal leftist media. She also says it reveals good, strong character in Santorum”

http://www.therightscoop.com/sarah-palin-santorums-bulls-t-comment-reveals-good-strong-character/

Sarah Palin, ANOTHER politician not afraid to stand up to the left. You betcha.


46 posted on 03/26/2012 8:01:21 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

Good post thanks.

It’s worth noting, Guv Palin has been sounding somewhat supportive of Speaker Gingrich.

Yet she stands with Santorum, when it’s called for.

We should all do this. Stop fighting each other, and start standing together.

It’s important.


47 posted on 03/26/2012 8:15:58 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ("The door is open" PALIN 2012)
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I can’t believe there are Republicans against Santorum, the media is totally against him. It doesn’t matter, Santorum’s character and virtue will keep shining through the mocking and distortion of everything he says and does.

People want a “good” man to lead this country.


48 posted on 03/26/2012 8:21:42 PM PDT by stpio
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

“We should all do this. Stop fighting each other, and start standing together.”

I agree! It’s difficult to believe that so many so-called conservatives don’t get it by now, especially this late in the game.


49 posted on 03/26/2012 8:24:54 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Marguerite

Rick WAS in control. The situation justified his contempt, and his mild expletive, IMO. BTW, his daughter has heard much worse, usually directed at her dad. Bob


50 posted on 03/26/2012 11:18:04 PM PDT by alstewartfan ( 27 of 36 Romney judicial appointments were DEMOCRATS!!!!!)
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