Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Rick Santorum and his false strawman

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In just over a minute and a half, Rick Santorum pretty much disqualifies himself for consideration for the G.O.P. nomination.




He just doesn't get it with earmarks. It's not that earmarks were a signficant part of spending with respect to the entire budget, it is that they were an integral part of the vote-buying culture of Washington D.C. They were the lube for the whole corrupt machine back there and we don't specifically recall McCain claiming that solving the earmark problem would solve the budget problem.


And if this guy lacks the fortitude to address earmarks, what does that say about his resolve to address the real budget problem: entitlements. We have a sneaking suspicion this "compassionate conservative" has no real desire to tackle this issue.



H/T: Temple of Mut via The Liberator Today

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2 comments:

K T Cat said...

Anybody but Romney.

Harrison said...

While the whole Jesus Freak thing pretty much ruled him out for me, this certainly shows he's a double idiot.

Ron Paul pounded on him during the debate and Ricky just... didn't get it.