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SANTORUM ENDORSES ROMNEY![1,504 DAYS AGO](Drudge Jumping the Shark)
http://www.drudgereport.com ^

Posted on 03/19/2012 9:11:18 AM PDT by Windy City Conservative

BOSTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) announced his endorsement of Governor Mitt Romney. Senator Santorum served two terms in the United States Senate where he was also Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, the third-ranking member of the Republican leadership.

(Excerpt) Read more at drudgereport.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: drudge; drudge4romney; endorsements; matt4mitt; romney; santorum; santorum4romney; santorum4romneycare
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Drudge (Romney's New Website) is running at the top of the page, a misleading headlining stating the Santorum Endorses Romney (1,500+ days ago) That is over 4 years ago.
1 posted on 03/19/2012 9:11:25 AM PDT by Windy City Conservative
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To: Windy City Conservative

Drudge isn’t even trying to hide the fact that he is 100% in the tank for Romney. I am tired of that site. What is going on there is equal to an in kind contribution to Milts campaign.


2 posted on 03/19/2012 9:14:47 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Windy City Conservative

I hate the Drudge Report...stopped reading it 4-5 years ago! Why do we need to know what he thinks?


3 posted on 03/19/2012 9:16:58 AM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Shocking. In other news, Reagan was once a Democrat!


4 posted on 03/19/2012 9:18:20 AM PDT by rightwingcrazy
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To: Windy City Conservative

Drudge has a crush on Romney..
With giggles and leg tingles and everything..


5 posted on 03/19/2012 9:20:16 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: Windy City Conservative

I haven’t been there for 3 months. Not going back either.

BTW I believe this is the second time’s he’s pulled this Santorum Endorces Romney stunt.


6 posted on 03/19/2012 9:20:32 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Windy City Conservative

And this ‘announcement’ isn’t just a little ‘side story’ from way back, but is presented almost as ‘breaking news’.

I’m surprised he doesn’t have the ‘red light’ flashing too.

And Drudge is being dishonest.

Nearly every GOP’er endorsed Romney in 2004 because NOBODY wanted McCain.


7 posted on 03/19/2012 9:21:31 AM PDT by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: Bigh4u2

Oopps!

Meant to say ‘4 years ago’, or 2008

:(


8 posted on 03/19/2012 9:22:53 AM PDT by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: Windy City Conservative

So, what? Who cares who he endorsed four years ago. I daresay Romney was a better choice than McCain (better, but not much).


9 posted on 03/19/2012 9:22:53 AM PDT by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: Lazlo in PA

He was in the tank for Obama the last time, according to a story I read about Breitbart.

How did that work out for you, Drudge?


10 posted on 03/19/2012 9:23:33 AM PDT by zipper (espions sur les occupants)
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To: Windy City Conservative
..this latest is so over the top

Druge has not only jumped the shark....he's lost his credibilty

It's beyond words

11 posted on 03/19/2012 9:25:09 AM PDT by Guenevere (....Whom God calls,... He equips......Press On Santorum!)
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To: Windy City Conservative

I saw that someone had pulled out Newt’s positive comments on Santorum and was apparently trying to run with that. It did not fly either.


12 posted on 03/19/2012 9:25:17 AM PDT by Ingtar
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To: DallasDeb

With Drudges disingenuous headline, he’s trying to make it appear that either that Santorum is endorsing Romney now, or will be!

Drudge is a Romney tool.


13 posted on 03/19/2012 9:25:45 AM PDT by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: Windy City Conservative
Let Loser Romney fall!


14 posted on 03/19/2012 9:26:34 AM PDT by Yosemitest (It's simple, fight or die!)
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To: Windy City Conservative
Drudge seems to have decided to stop being a "news" site. Before every primary he's got a new canned headline linking to old news which has obviously been planned well in advance. All of it always to bash the current hot non-Romney, perfectly in line with Romney's negative advertising M.O.


15 posted on 03/19/2012 9:27:07 AM PDT by JediJones (The Divided States of Obama's Declaration of Dependence: Death, Taxes and the Pursuit of Crappiness)
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To: DallasDeb
So, what? Who cares who (Santorum) endorsed four years ago.

Well that statement is certainly revealing.

16 posted on 03/19/2012 9:27:29 AM PDT by caww
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To: Windy City Conservative

Plenty of “conservatives” happily run with the same narrative all the time.


17 posted on 03/19/2012 9:28:09 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Just got my Santorum sweater vest in the mail today...quality wool and very nicley embroidered. A little warm here in Louisiana today, but will certainly come in handy ‘round about the first week of November :-)


18 posted on 03/19/2012 9:29:34 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: zipper

I imagine he was in the tank for Obama because both he and the Romney campaign were out to sabotage McCain/Palin so that Romney would get another chance in 2012.


19 posted on 03/19/2012 9:30:22 AM PDT by JediJones (The Divided States of Obama's Declaration of Dependence: Death, Taxes and the Pursuit of Crappiness)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Poofter must be trying to fluff his hit numbers.


20 posted on 03/19/2012 9:31:47 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I think we ought to listen to Alinsky." - Governor G. Romney, father of Bishop Willard M. Romney.)
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To: JediJones

“I imagine he was in the tank for Obama because both he and the Romney campaign were out to sabotage McCain/Palin so that Romney would get another chance in 2012.”

I look for them to run a joint ticket in the general, with Santorum as the beta male.


21 posted on 03/19/2012 9:33:25 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I think we ought to listen to Alinsky." - Governor G. Romney, father of Bishop Willard M. Romney.)
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To: Windy City Conservative

4 year old endorsement.. hoooo boy.

anything for hits, I guess.


22 posted on 03/19/2012 9:33:30 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: Windy City Conservative

In other breaking news from 1999, Matt Drudge, creator of the successful online website, The Drudge Report, was seen kissing a man outside a gay bar in Washington DC.


23 posted on 03/19/2012 9:33:41 AM PDT by Kazan (Mitt Romney: The greater of two evils)
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To: All

What’s good for the goose is good for the gander...Santorum pushes the fact that Newt previously was in favor of federal mandates for healthcare and therefore is not credible on the issues of repealing Obamneycare....well Ricky last I knew RomneyCare was passed before you endorsed Romney!


24 posted on 03/19/2012 9:35:39 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: DManA

why anyone bothers with Drudge, Coulter, Hannity is beyond me.

The three of them are establishment figures while Drudge has homo crush on Romney too.

If conservatives stopped with them then their power will diminish but of course that’s never going to happen, heck we have people calling themselves evangelicals or Catholics who endorse and vote for Romney or so people calling themselves republicans who say they have no problem with the homo agenda, cross dressing etc


25 posted on 03/19/2012 9:39:23 AM PDT by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman,It's not a conservative view but a true American view)
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To: Windy City Conservative

This revelation of Santorum's comments make me even more glad that I voted for NEWT!


26 posted on 03/19/2012 9:44:31 AM PDT by Arcy
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To: Windy City Conservative

He absolutley has jumped the shark. He is all in Romney (Metaphorically speaking...)

It is absolutely disgusting that Rove and he have hijacked our primary one candidate at a time.


27 posted on 03/19/2012 9:44:58 AM PDT by AdamBomb
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To: Lazlo in PA

What a sad commentary on the ineptitude of the GOP in 2008 that they nominated a disaster in McLame that actually made Romney appear conservative by comparison.


28 posted on 03/19/2012 9:45:26 AM PDT by mtrott
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To: Kazan

http://gawker.com/5200009/drudge-i-do-not-love-sex-with-men

Drudge: ‘I Do Not Love Sex With Men’

4/6/2009

Drudge has never been said to particularly relish his homosexuality or embrace it; in fact his gay romantic/sexual side has been described (when alleged) as conflicted and awkward.

David Brock, the former right-wing writer, wrote in his memoir Blinded by the Right about a “scary” date in which Drudge, after bringing Brock flowers and navigating the Santa Monica gay strip “like a pro,” stepped on a competing suitor’s foot “really hard” (in Drudge’s purported words) in a nightclub to scare him away from Brock.

Alec Baldwin stated that Drudge made an advance on him in an ABC Studios hallway, a proposition that had “kind of a creepy quality to it.”

Drudge denied he was gay to the Miami New Times in 2001, even as he launched into a disquisition on (as the New Times put it) “the reigning DJ king of gay circuit parties” and summarized his nightlife thusly: “I go to straight bars, I go to gay bars.”

29 posted on 03/19/2012 9:45:52 AM PDT by JediJones (The Divided States of Obama's Declaration of Dependence: Death, Taxes and the Pursuit of Crappiness)
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To: Windy City Conservative

He’s referencing an ad from Romney with video of Santorum endorsing him as the conservative candidate in the 2008 race and encouraging everyone to vote for Mitt.

The ad ends with Mitt Romney’s voice over: “And I approve this message”.

Like it or not, it’s a clever use of documented history.


30 posted on 03/19/2012 9:45:52 AM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: Windy City Conservative
Everyone ought to freep DrudgeReport.com and pan to the right and bottom where the “submit story” box is and post what they think of this cr@p. Let Drudge know what you think of his dishonesty. And yes, I remember wondering why he was so positive on Obama 4 years ago.
31 posted on 03/19/2012 9:46:38 AM PDT by GulfBreeze (Still a Santorum guy !)
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To: caww

In what way? Care to elaborate?


32 posted on 03/19/2012 9:47:13 AM PDT by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Drudge is a homo, figures his perversion will do better under Romney.


33 posted on 03/19/2012 9:47:31 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Right_in_Virginia; Arcy

But it’s not news. Romney has been talking about this endorsement for weeks if not months, including mentioning it in the debate. Santorum’s been asked about it on the talk shows. People have been pasting the graphic of Santorum’s endorsement quote from Meet the Press here for weeks. So is Drudge a news site or a site that publishes perfectly timed Romney ads despite them being full of old information and no news?


34 posted on 03/19/2012 9:48:53 AM PDT by JediJones (The Divided States of Obama's Declaration of Dependence: Death, Taxes and the Pursuit of Crappiness)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Drudge is just trolling now.


35 posted on 03/19/2012 9:49:15 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Windy City Conservative

But Dana Perino on The Five said a couple of weeks ago that she did not think Drudge was in the tank for Romney. How can she be wrong?


36 posted on 03/19/2012 9:53:15 AM PDT by ConservativeTeen (Proud Right Wing Extremist)
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To: JediJones

Lighten up. I’m not saying it’s news.

I was just pointing out that Drudge’s link takes one to a political ad by Romney which uses Rick Santorum’s video from 2008 calling Mitt Romney the true conservative in the race and asking everyone to vote for him.

End of video is the required Romney voice over for political ads: “And I approve this message”.

Hate the message and the messenger. Still clever.


37 posted on 03/19/2012 9:54:08 AM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: Windy City Conservative

Yeah, and “Romney Endorses Rockefeller” (17,534 Days Ago)


38 posted on 03/19/2012 9:55:24 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney be the Paul Tsongas of 2012.)
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To: Windy City Conservative

So, instead of saying 4 years ago, Drudge says 1504 days ago? I guess Matt Drudge thought “days” would sound more recent?

Drudge, you are pathetic...I don’t care what Mark Levin says!

FUMD!


39 posted on 03/19/2012 9:59:59 AM PDT by Artcore
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To: Bigh4u2

That’s true, but not every GOPer went to the trouble of personally campaigning for Mitt. Bless his heart, Santorum does go all out when he decides he’s for or against something, doesn’t he? He would have been so much better off to say, like Mark Levin, “If I was voting today, I’d vote for Mitt” or something along those lines.


40 posted on 03/19/2012 10:00:18 AM PDT by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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To: Windy City Conservative

Drudge has been corrupted by power and riches.


41 posted on 03/19/2012 10:02:32 AM PDT by donna (Republicans won't change their ways until conservatives draw the line.)
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To: Right_in_Virginia
While it may be clever for Romney to use it in a commercial. It is disingenuous for Drudge to tout it again and in such a front page blazing way. This is old news even in this campaign cycle. Drudge's portrayal is a blatant shill job for Romney.
42 posted on 03/19/2012 10:03:53 AM PDT by GulfBreeze (Still a Santorum guy !)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Rick should have figured out how to deal with this after Iowa. The audio and video of Santorum standing with Romney and saying “This is not the campaign, nobody puts words in my mouth, the words out of my mouth were that if you want a conservative as the nominee of this party, you must vote for Mitt Romney’.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1KRP6-f7OY

Very damning.


43 posted on 03/19/2012 10:09:27 AM PDT by citizen (The Dims will all unite for Zero. We must soon unite behind our challenger and back him to victory!)
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To: JediJones

That’s possible.

Or maybe he just thought there would be a lot more hits on Drudge if we had Obama as president.

And I’m sure he has had more hits than he would have had.

But the Republic is coming apart at the seams.


44 posted on 03/19/2012 10:10:42 AM PDT by zipper (espions sur les occupants)
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To: Windy City Conservative
I remember Drudge also had a thing for The Beast. (Ms. Cankles)
45 posted on 03/19/2012 10:15:41 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (Sorry,no tag line today.)
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To: donna

I agree.


46 posted on 03/19/2012 10:16:48 AM PDT by raulgomez05
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To: GulfBreeze
While it may be clever for Romney to use it in a commercial. It is disingenuous for Drudge to tout it again and in such a front page blazing way.

"Disingenuous"?! What the heck does that mean?

Everyone knows that Drudge is supporting Mitt Romney. We can tweet, swat, stamp our feet and pout .... but that's not going to change who Drudge supports. And NO ... he doesn't have to be fair and balanced.

So let's exhale and save some strength. We've got a hell of a fight ahead of us.

47 posted on 03/19/2012 10:19:14 AM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: Windy City Conservative

Drudge, If I were forced to choose between McCain & Romney, keyword “forced”, I would choose Romney. Today I get to PICK RICK


48 posted on 03/19/2012 10:28:07 AM PDT by God'sgrrl (twitter.com/Women4Santorum)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Awhile back (and sporadically since then) people were accusing Drudge of being a Romney fanboy.

I disagreed with that.

After this I am couldn’t possibly agree more.


49 posted on 03/19/2012 10:40:09 AM PDT by verum ago (A good physical therapist is half friend, half sadist.)
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Money talks?
50 posted on 03/19/2012 10:42:22 AM PDT by God'sgrrl (twitter.com/Women4Santorum)
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