Skip to comments.Rick Santorum: Early Primaries, Caucuses 'a Travesty'
Posted on 10/07/2011 3:20:14 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
(WASHINGTON) -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum called the front loading of the primary schedule a travesty and placed blame for it on Mitt Romney and Rick Perry in an interview with ABC News.
Santorum suggested that the leading candidates, especially Romney, are trying to disrupt the process to have the primaries so early that other candidates simply wont have the time to build enough momentum to take on the front runners.
Well this is clearly Mitt Romney and Rick Perry [who] I am sure are very interested in running the clock out, Santorum told ABC News. They are in a position where they have resources and name recognition. The shorter the time frame the less opportunity for other candidates to come up and catch them from behind. ......
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I agree with you on this one.
But I don't agree with Santorum in that it was Romney and Perry doing that. It seemed like it was the State of Florida wanting to have more of a say in this process. I didn't like the move at all, and I think it was a poor call by the state.
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