Skip to comments.Drudge: Rick Santorum's Tragic Yearbook Photo
Posted on 01/19/2012 2:05:43 PM PST by Zakeet
Lots of candidates have embarrassing things in their past that they'd hate to have flare up in the middle of a presidential campaign. I think we can safely conclude that we have found Rick Santorum's! At the right, cast your eyes upon the tragedy that is Santorum's high school year book photo--specifically, Carmel High School in Mundelein, Illinois, in 1976. (The picture is from Chris Good's compilation of high school year book photos of the 2012 Republican presidential candidates--it's not pretty, although I recommend clicking through.)
A quick office straw poll here at The Atlantic, conducted amidst uproarious laughter, confirms that this is, in fact, the single worst year book photo that most of us have ever seen. An outright disaster.
(Excerpt) Read more at theatlantic.com ...
Dibs on the Mama Grizzly if she ever decides to dump the first dude.
Though I think Santorum is a real dork (notice even his glasses are slightly crooked), who is it among us who can brag about his yearbook photos.
I'll bet you Freepers will never guess why the Atlantic didn't post a high school picture for me!
I’m not a Santorum fan, but I think his photo looks pretty ordinary - especially for the times.
I don’t see what’s so bad, or unusual about the photo. We all looked different 35 years ago. Most of us had hairstyles then we would rather forget now.
But then, remember this is the Atlantic. They much prefer Obama’s hairstyle in his pot-smoking photos...
Really? Is this what The Atlantic sees as content?
Some moron making fun of someone’s High School yearbook picture? What are they, 17 years old?!
Not that I’d every buy that rag, but now I know if I see it in the dentist’s office, I’ll pass on looking at it.
I found Huntsman’s photo to be much worse- yeesh!
I see nothing wrong with it......
My HS photo is a sign of its time, 1973, not now.......
Plus I had hair then............
Baker High School, class of '61
City: Columbus, Ga.
Awards/Activities:Football, Debate Team, Thespian Society, National Merit finalist, Time Current Events Award winner
Voted: Most Intellectual
We should look up the HS photos of all the Atlantic editorial staff and post them for all the world to see. Then they can laugh...............
We live in a country where some people have too much time on their hands. Drudge is kinda gaye sometimes.
You can probably guess from my first response that they posted pics for all of the Pubs in the original article.
And I still think the Sara-nater is a Fox ... physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally ... for any high school student ... any time!
We've all seen much worse!
This was probably about the time Obama was in HS.
Somebody usually comes up with great Hillary-shots.
I don’t get it. Laughing uproariously? How immature are they? It’s not even a bad picture and perfectly in line with the times. My guess is if they were show all the pictures in that yearbook, his wouldn’t stand out in a negative way at all and in fact would probably be one of the better ones.
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