Santorum thinks Obama preferable to Romney

There has been some overreaction to what Rick Santorum said yesterday about Obama being preferable to an etch a sketch candidate. First of all, the former senator isn't saying anything that many of his supporters aren't saying. If Romney is the nominee, millions of "true" conservatives will stay home - which is virtually the same as casting a vote for the incumbent. Secondly, and more importantly, without a core belief system, a politician will never be able to stand the gaff when Washington's partisan winds blow. Romney's beliefs are suspect because there is doubt about what he truly believes. In a way, Santorum is right - but he never should have uttered the statement. ABC News: "You win by giving people a choice. You win by giving people the opportunity to see a different vision for our country, not someone who's just going to be a little different than the person in there. If you're going to be a little different, we might as well stay with what we have instead of taking a...(Read Full Post)