Elephant Establishment Fears Santorum

Talking Points Memo continues to have terrific coverage on the on-going GOP primary contest. Today they note how the latest polls show Santorum leading nationally, but Romney leading in the states that count next, Arizona and Michigan.

Santorum is still doing well enough to put some fright into the GOP establishment, which is why you have even conservative Republicans starting to say that Santorum is too extreme.

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That is, of course, the truth…but it’s a truth would also apply to Mitt Romney as well, if these conservatives were concerned about actually policy.

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They’re not. Instead, what conservatives are doing is attacking Santorum for statements that Satan is attacking the United States. I’d like to hear a journalist ask what the difference is between a belief that Satan exists and is attacking our country, as opposed to a belief that God exists and is blessing our country.

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I sure as heck don’t understand why the one belief is required of all presidential candidates, while the other is cause for rejection.

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One Response to Elephant Establishment Fears Santorum

  1. My take is: Religion doesn’t solve problems, it creates them…

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