Skip to comments.Rick Santorum, the Elephant in the Room, Still Holds These Truths to be Self Evident
Posted on 06/29/2011 6:29:07 AM PDT by tcg
...This past weekend Rick Santorum spoke at the National Right to Life Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. He received the strongest and most enthusiastic response from this crowd of men and women who have stood in the trenches in the great human rights movement of our age, the struggle to restore the Right to Life to our youngest neighbors. This is a man who is unqualifiedly and unapologetically Pro-Life.
I have written several articles about Rick Santorum since the 2012 US presidential campaign began. I will write more as it unfolds. In one of those articles I bemoaned the "deafening silence" in the media concerning the Santorum campaign. That strange scarcity of coverage has taken a new turn since he formally declared and began giving speeches - such as the one he gave last weekend- which move crowds to enthusiasm. Since his media appearances, such as his recent interview on Glenn Beck's program, can no longer be completely ignored, the tactic has moved to minimizing his impact, or simply disparaging him....
However, to use an old metaphor, Rick Santorum is becoming the "elephant in the room" in the campaign for the Republican nomination. He is not going away no matter how uncomfortable he makes some in the establishment media. On this weekend when we pause to reflect on the meaning of the Declaration which gave birth to this Nation - and the rights which it enshrines - Rick Santorum is emerging as a true "freedom candidate." He supports the first freedom, the freedom to be born and the first Right, the Right to Life. He knows that all other rights depend upon it. He still "Holds these Truths to be Self Evident."...
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A truly good man, probably too good, unfortunately.
Rick is literally the ONLY fully conservative candidate in the race at this point. Sad.
I don’t have anything against Rick, but he doesn’t seem to be able to get any traction, catch fire, etc..
I think we need to know the details of the Specter endorsement. Santorum says one thing, Specter another. I would really like to know what Bush says. If the president was involved in Santorum’s endorsement in order to get conservative nominees on the court, that’s one thing. If it was done just for ‘pub cronyism it is another.
He stabbed Pat Toomey, a real conservative, in the back to support arlen “scottish law” spectre. Santorum has no conservative credibility. He cannot be trusted.
He’s not making anyone uncomfortable except his kids.
Don’t see how he can compete with Bachmann.
Bachmann’s on fire and Cain is right behind her. Santorum is a good guy but nobody is looking at him.
Amen, John O.
Don’t forget he voted for Medicare D.