Journos cheer: Santorum lives to fight another day

E.J. Dionne wraps it up perfectly, and admits that "For those who like to watch election nights, the Alabama and Mississippi results are a tonic. They’ll keep things going in the Republican race for some time." Yes. But even better is Rebecca Traister's tweet: Yeah, so, Mitt, here's the thing: your party DOES NOT LIKEContinue reading “Journos cheer: Santorum lives to fight another day”

Global warming is driving Rick Santorum crazy

Following Rick Santorum on the campaign trail for Slate, Dave Weigel declares that Santorum is "really swinging for the fences on global warming denial." Weigel thinks that's smart in Michigan, and maybe that's true in a purely political GOP primary, but still…he's sounding strange. And the strangeness seems to be escalating:  We're not here toContinue reading “Global warming is driving Rick Santorum crazy”

Santorum: Best line of the last GOP debate

Prominent lefties and journos independently say that Rick Santorum blew it in the last debate of the Republican primary, but surely he had the line of the night: From Dan Balz:  When Romney noted that he had balanced the Massachusetts budget for four straight years, Santorum scoffed, saying that was required by the state’s constitution.Continue reading “Santorum: Best line of the last GOP debate”

Santorum: Global Warming is a dangerous world view

Leading in the national polls in the Republican party, at least for this week, Rick Santorum denies on Face the Nation that he ever said President Obama wasn't a Christian, though he implied as much yesterday with a remark about his phony theology. Today he implies that Obama's faith has been corrupted by environmentalism:  IContinue reading “Santorum: Global Warming is a dangerous world view”