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Rick Santorum's Impossible Dream

eddie again Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 1:58 PM
who does not laugh when obama tries to explain away the disaster that is his four years as potusa? keep the focus on the contrasts between what obama says and what is reality.

Most campaigns have a musical theme. Rick Santorum, who "suspended" his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, might have selected the song "The Impossible Dream."

Santorum's dream seemed improbable, if not impossible, from the start. He lost his last Senate race and had been out of office -- and out of mind -- for the last few years; not exactly a platform on which one usually runs for president.

Political "experts" believed his chief foe, Mitt Romney, was unbeatable. Santorum played an important role by exposing some of Romney's weaknesses, but early enough that it will help Romney in...