Santorum on Video--stating he was against the TEA PARTY???

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    I wonder how many politicians wished that video tape never existed. Here we have Rick Santorum on video stating he was against the Tea Party movement--and would speak vocally against it--just two years ago--:cuckoo::cuckoo: Of course it's all over the news now--but where in the heck did he think he got his support from during these last 3 states that he won? Tea Party conservatives.--who are probably wishing they would have thrown their votes to Newt Gingrich about right now.

    Santorum has got more problems with his earmarks that he is trying to defend--along with him being way too far socially to the right--often offending women and gays in this country.
    Rick Santorum's top 10 problems - Tim Mak - POLITICO.com


    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEeHDCsetLc]Santorum against the Tea-Party (Big Surprise huh) - YouTube[/ame]

    How do politicians get this S.T.U.P.I.D?
     
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    Considering that Santorum wants to win the presidency, I'll guess he'll say anything to get that win!
     
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    Santorum is right about earmarks.

    Look at that number. $16.5 billion. Out of how many TRILLIONS in annual spending?

    Earmarks are among the stupidest of stupid red herrings.
     
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    Not seeing a problem here, other than a politician telling the truth.

    Earmarks aren't really the problem- he's right on the money on this. The big ticket items are Defense, Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

    As far as being "too socially to the right", his position on these issues is exactly the same as Reagan, Bush-41 and Bush-43. You know, guys who won. I personally don't agree with them, but they are hardly a deal-killer.
     
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    Tea Partiers should vote for a guy who helped the GSEs blow up the economy? Really?
     
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    Earmarks are a non-issue, that people who try to sound smart or want to bitch about wasteful spending without saying anything of real substance throw around.

    Truth of the matter that if most of the money earmarked wasn't, it would just be shipped to the states in the form of block grants....Earmarks are how we get things like the Senator Bleauxhoward Memorial Sewage Treatment Plant and Casino.
     
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    Well--in our financial crisis--it's probably not a good idea to be out there defending earmarks like Santorum is today--LOL.

    I suspect that a lot of Tea Party members that voted for him on Tuesday night are a little unhappy tonight?
     
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    It was Tea party support that put him over the top in Colorado. Oh--how these video's keep popping up--LOL.
     
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    Nope--Santorum is much farther to the right on social issues than G.W. Bush was. Rape--incest--he's still against abortion. And the insults he wails at homosexuals are way over the top.

    So he'll alienate the female vote (even the pro-life female vote)--in this country--with that kind of a stance--and if he becomes the GOP nominee--he will lose to Obama.

     
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