Skip to comments.Santorum hints at Romney endorsement ("The Right Guy" )
Posted on 04/27/2012 11:28:17 AM PDT by Red Steel
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he expects to endorse Mitt Romney.
Santorum says that he believes Romney is "the right guy" to challenge President Barack Obama. Still, he's stopping short of an official endorsement of his former rival.
But Santorum tells CNN that he will ultimately support the GOP presidential nominee. And he says it's clear that Romney will be that nominee.
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Dude, you better do a double take. This is about Santorum about to give another Mittens endorsement in 2012 as of 72 hours ago.
I had nothing to do with this post despite it’s title.
If it’s one more rinse and repeat, then Santorum can just rinse, repeat and release his last endorsement, and never have to say a word this endorsement cycle.
I think we have the bead on both these guys by now.
Thanks. That brought a much needed smile.
He has not endorsed Mittens.
They’re all going to endorse Romney, so there’s nothing surprising about this.
However, in this case, except for their social conservative creds, there was little difference between Romney and Santorum. This means that the people who were supporting Santorum would probably have been supporting Romney anyway, but went for Santorum because he was not a Mormon and because of his social con preaching.
So basically, this means that the mass of GOP voters are big-government nanny-staters who differ from Dems only in their somewhat more conservative social positions and perhaps their rhetoric. The RNC is not shaping the voters, but following them. That is the thing that this campaign revealed to me.
Any of the genuine, intelligent conservatives with truly conservative fiscal and political positions were either never able to get off the ground and run in the first place, or never got support from the “conservative” leaders such as Coulter, Limbaugh, etc., who all basically supported Romney from the start (well, once we got past the amusement value of Cain).
The religious vote basically just muddied the waters, the way they did in the last campaign by going for Huckabee, but I think the real lesson is that the last four years have actually led most people to accept the big-government nanny-state as a given and the way things will be in this country. Pretty sad.
Santorum endorsed Specter for president in 1996 and endorsed Romney with this kind of language.
the candidate who will stand up for the conservative principles we hold dear.
Your guy is about to slobber over Mittens next week..publicly.
And what Santorum did years ago isn’t relevant now.
It’s how he acts now and so far, his commitment to conservatism is stellar.
He’s a good guy. Can you say the same for Newt?
Hard to believe that Santorum endorsed removing pro-life from the GOP party platform. He was slobbering over Specter, and then slobbered over 2008 Romney.
No, not better a couch with an overweight, grinning guy and Nancy Pelosi.