Skip to comments.Santorum: Drudge headline was a joke, absurd
Posted on 02/22/2012 9:19:33 AM PST by Mozilla
This is the video Ive been waiting for all day. After his speech tonight, Santorum was asked by CNN reporters about the Drudge headline today (SANTORUMS SATAN WARNING). He responded by saying Its a joke its absurd. He then said:
Im a person of faith. I believe in good and evil. If somehow or another because youre a person of faith and you believe in good and evil is a disqualifier for president, were going to have a very small pool of candidates who can run for president.
But after they persisted, Santorum then challenged the media and said they can dig up old speeches if they want to, but he is going to continue to talk about America and stay on message:
Guys these are questions that are not relevant to whats being discussed in America today. What were talking about in America today is trying to get America growing. Thats what my speeches are about. Thats were going to talk about in this campaign. If they want to go ahead and dig up old speeches to a religious group they can go right ahead and do so. Im going to stay on message. Im going to talk about the things Americans want to talk about which is creating jobs, getting our country safer and secure, and yeah taking on the forces around this world who want to do harm to America. And you bet I will take them on!
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Clip at the link from CNN video.
Looks like Drudge has been Santorumed!
Excellent handling of this MEdia and DNC dirty ops garbage by Santorum
Don’t apologize, refuse to be put on the defensive
Note how the MSM has manufactured this issue by continuously peppering Santorum about the particulars of his faith, in order to keep the news cycle going and to attack him at the same time.
I saw how Drudge blitzed Newt. I don’t think much of his blitzing of Santorum either. Mark Levin said our candidates need to attack the media back and stay on message last night on his radio show when he first came on the air:
FReepmail Antoninus to be added or removed.
Bad: Satan hates America
Good: God damn America.
Santorum has been jumping sharks for years.
He’s crashing and burning.
Newt is still running and deserves our support.
Santorum should call this what it is - anti-Christian(specifically Catholic) bigotry.
Drudge has gone off a cliff. He is now digging up dirt on candidates who he doesn’t promote.
Yes, but Mark Levin still defends Drudge and tells us to lay off him. Today Drudge is pointing out the Chris Christie says that voters should consider Santorum’s Satan comments in deciding who to vote for.
I heard a clip from Leno this morning on the radio mentioning the “Satan” comment, and the audience just cracked up, like it was the punchline to the joke.
I think it’s safe to say that Satan has done a top-notch job of convincing the world he doesn’t exist.
We should NOT try to change minds on the abortion issue or the gay marriage issue, with this work.
We should instead approach them with the “Hey, I respect YOUR beliefs, but you are wrong to say that Social Conservatism is bad for the Republican Party Because history and statistics proves otherwise!”
Show the number of times gay marriage has been defeated at the polls, even in LIBERAL states.
Show the actual exit polls on the abortion issue. NRLC has often highlighted the “prolife increment” that shows that most of those who vote, single-issue, on abortion, vote prolife.
Show the fact that, when it comes to actual LEGISLATION, like Parental Consent, Parental Notification, Informed Consent, 3rd trimester bans, bans on tax funding of abortion, safety regs for abortion provider offices, etc., that the PROLIFE side wins majorities in ANY public opinion survey.
I am a Newt guy, but at this moment I think Rick S. has a real shot.
You Santorum folks need to do your research and come up with factual, statistical, historically accurate responses, however, if you want to help Rick fight off this garbage.
“Elections are not about saving souls, elections are about getting souls who agree with you, to the Polls!”
Show the squishy crowd and the Libertarian crowd that they are WRONG on the “electability” issue.
Then? The naysayers and cowards will be forced to admit that they are opposed to the social conservative message, itself, rather than “electability”.
This, alone, will SILENCE much of the opposition in RINO and Libertarian camps.
Sometimes Drudge is no better than the alphabet networks...carrying the water for the DUmbocrats.
Reagan’s EVIL EMPIRE speech...
The DNC is the party of evil....they love commies. Satan is their master.
Santorum isn’t jumping the shark. Don’t fall for the media spin. As Sarah Palin says, Satan is evil and unless we have blinders, it’s the culture stupid. 50 million babies slaughtered; rampant adultery; gay marriage, violence and cruelty like never before, children killing children, educational indoctrination on socialism and homosexuality; the menace of militant Islam, and the list goes on. Unless we have our heads buried in the sand, Gingrich is history. His negatives fall through the cellar, he has a 20+ point deficit with female voters, he was thrashed by Romney in FL where he lost big with every key demographic, his poll numbers in GA are plummeting, and even Rush Limbaugh and Mark Levin are now moving into the Santorum camp. This is now a 2-man race where both Romney and Santorum are trailing Obama by a mere 2-4 points. Hop on board.
There's more than a few of the Newt's supporters here attacking Santorum's faith, quoting DUmocrat talking points or Romney's attack ads to prop up their flailing candidate. I guess they'd have also hated the founders who embedding their faith in EVERY speech.
I really wish Santorum would stop his whining and take the attacks like a man!
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