Skip to comments.It is time for Sen. Rick Santorum to drop out
Posted on 01/25/2012 5:10:13 PM PST by TitansAFC
Sen. Rick Santorum has no viable path to victory and brings no new issues or ideas to the table. He no longer serves a purpose, or has a justification to remain in the race.
Santorum has no viable claim that he is more conservative or more electable than Gingrich. He has no viable claim that he will be better in raising money, in organization, or would do a better job as president. There is simply no path for him. Further despite winning Iowa, Santorum lost badly in NH and SC, and has no means to complete in FL. It is time for him to leave.
The Santorum campaign probably thought, prior to SC, that it had a chance to win values voters. SC results show that those voters went to Gingrich over Santorum, despite an all-out values attack against Gingrich. SC should have put an end to that thinking. There simply is no path for Santorum.
It is time for him to drop out. Hopefully to support Gingrich. It is best for Santorum to quit while he is in a respectable position. Now is that time.
I agree; if Romney loses Florida he is toast. I think, though, that is when the Republican Establishment trots out a Christie or a Mutch Daniels as an alternative at a brokered convention.
Mutch = Mitch. Well, the U and I are right next to each other on the keyboard!
I read the post... wondered why it sounded so stupid... then I saw it was you...
Oh my gosh. is that your ugly mug on your home page? Good God I am sorry but that is horrible. You must have had a nasty life along with your nasty attitude. I figure you are about 75, such a shame you never gained any wisdom.
I’m not ready to have Santorum drop out yet. I’m not sold on Newt—i think he still may say something crazy and flameout which would be the opening that Santorum needs. As long as both santorum and newt are each earning delegates I don’t think it’s that big a problem. Santorum can always ask his delegates to vote for mitt at the convention.
Just guessing here, but perhaps Santorum is hanging on as the alternate conservative for us were Newt to pull one of his infamous gaffes - always likely with him. Wrong Paul can never be the alternate for us, he is a liberaltarian not a conservative.
Santorum couldn't be so delusional to think he has any chance of either winning or enhancing his career, unless it's by helping Romney.
I doubt Santorum will be supporting Newt when he drops out.Bad choice
Does this sound like a conservative?
Why should he? We’ve just begun and if Newt has a melt down, someone has to pick the ball and run. I think its more interesting this way, at least until after super Tuesday. Hope he has enough money to hold on for awhile longer. He is a decent guy.
Crap NEWT not Mitt. Forget it. I need another beer.
Romney should drop out. He has no path to victory, because even if he wins the general, we all lose.
This quote is not from 2012 but rather from an NPR radio interview in 2005. Placed in context he was speaking against the libertarian position of “this whole idea of personal autonomy, . . . this idea that people should be left alone”. He is not against personal freedom, he is against absolute personal freedom.
Why is Santorum still in the race..? Answer the question. VEry simple...
Romney loses Fla. That is in the books. What next mittens?
He's out of money, and is sliding back to his habitual last place standing in the polls. He's not connecting with the voters, so they're not supporting his campaign with sufficient dollars for him to realistically continue.
Them's the hard cold facts.
We have early voting here and my wife,daughter,son-in-law and I all voted today...for Santorum
The the race will continue... but right now Newt is treading water and being out spent 20:1.
Outspent, true. Treading water, hardly. Newt will win Fla and Romney is on the ropes. Super Tuesday will be a Romney disaster
Yeah, we all here didn’t think you’d have an answer...
Seems like we have Newt on the one side... and on the other we have the Romneys, Pauls and Santorum freaks...They don’t have a clue...
I’m going to bed early... can’t take anymore of this...for one day...
What's he supposed to run his campaign on? He's out of money, because he's not connecting with the voters, and isn't inspiring confidence.
It's like a business. If you can't make sales, you die. It's just that simple.
Who made Erickson king?