Tag Archives: Rick Santorum

Super Tuesday recap: Mitt rolls on

TweetLast night was hardly the decisive Super Tuesday victory of years past, but it seems this morning, after last night’s Ohio haze, that Mitt Romney has pulled ahead in the Republican primary. Here’s how it broke down last night: Mitt Romney won Alaska, Idaho, Massachusetts, Ohio (by a very small margin, it seems), Vermont, Virgina [...]
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Santorum worries that female soldiers can’t hack it on the front lines because of all the “emotions”

TweetYesterday, the Pentagon announced plans to allow women into more front-line, combat jobs. The Service Women’s Action Network expressed disappointment that women will still be barred from serving as infantry, armor, and special operations forces, but said that the new rules were a big step in the right direction. As Adam Weinstein writes, “full gender [...]
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Santorum misses the days of back-alley abortions. Don’t you?

TweetWhile at the American Heartland Forum in Columbia, Missouri, an efficient Rick Santorum killed two birds with one stone, pushing the myth of death panels and longing for the golden days of illegal abortions. “fifty years ago… sixty years ago, people who did abortions were, you know, in the shadows, were people who people who were [...]
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The “Obama’s a Muslim” claim and how to deal with it

TweetRick Santorum is true renaissance man. He is an equal-opportunity bigot, distributing his hate equitably among several disenfranchised groups, regardless of skin color, gender, sexual orientation, or other non-white dude classification. His tent is so big, he even made up a group of people called “blah people,” and committed to looking down on them, too. [...]
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Santorum says states should be able to outlaw contraception, reminds us why he’s the worst

TweetAs Jos wrote yesterday, Rick Santorum placed a surprising second in Tuesday’s Iowa caucus. While Zerlina is confident Santorum will remain a joke, the media loves horse race journalism more than anything and the election’s a long way off. So now might be a good time for a reminder about how absurdly extreme the guy [...]
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