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Rick Santorum Redux?

socalcon Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 7:48 PM
"...the hyperventilating MSM..." CPL, they're running a close second to you.
DocForesight Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 10:45 PM
socalcon -- How does this article even approach "hyperventilating"? First, CPL is an opinion journalist and she's simply expressing her opinion. Second, her audience reach is hardly in the same ballpark as the MSM (no slam on her, just sheer fact). I'd say she's just giving voice to what many of us on the center-right see in Rick Santorum: good qualities in many areas but not an electable candidate on the national stage.

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...