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Rick Santorum Redux?

NeoConScum Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 9:06 PM
RICK: Focus, Duuuude...You couldn't get yourself re-elected to a 2nd term as Senator from Pennsylvania. Now, please STF U & go away.
June56 Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 12:02 AM
I don't think he knows how to focus to be quite honest!
Stoic Patriot Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 9:09 PM
Actually he did. He was first elected to the Senate in 1994, then won re-election in 2000, but was defeated in 2006. He failed to get a third term is what you mean.
DocForesight Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 10:48 PM
SP - Considering that PA is a pivotal state to win the WH in any election, the fact that Santorum didn't win a third term against a weak candidate in Bob Casey Jr, should temper anyone's enthusiasm about his potential candidacy in 2016.

Say it isn't so.  Rick Santorum has announced that he is "open" to running in 2016

Please, please. NO.  Certainly, he is a good father and a good man.  But as I have argued before, Rick Santorum poses a great threat to the viability of social conservatism through his often-clumsy and inadvertently divisive framing of issues of great delicacy.  After an election in which the left -- with the eager complicity of the hyperventilating MSM -- caricatured social conservatism so effectively that it became "conventional wisdom" that Mitt Romney (who had a relatively moderate record) and Paul Ryan (who's...