The privileges of American citizenship are so great and its duties so grave that we may well insist upon a good knowledge of every person applying for citizenship and a good knowledge by him of our institutions. We should not cease to be hospitable to immigration, but we should cease to be careless as to the character of it. — President Benjamin Harrison, Inaugural Address, March 4, 1889

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Santorum Opens Up Double-Digit Lead Over Romney

February 15, 2012   ·   By   ·   2 Comments

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According to the latest from Rasmussen Reports,

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Republican Primary Voters finds Santorum with 39% support to the former Massachusetts governor’s 27%. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich follows from a distance with 15% of the vote, and Texas Congressman Ron Paul runs last with 10%. Three percent (3%) like some other candidate in the race, and six percent (6%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Santorum is also several points ahead of Mitt “RomneyCare” Romney in Michigan. Even in Romney’s home state of Massachusetts, Santorum is ahead of Romney in the favorability ratings.

Maybe people are finally pulling their attention away from American Idol and paying attention to the presidential election. Maybe they’re finally taking a look at Romney’s record and realizing he’s just a liberal with an “R” after his name. Perhaps people are finally starting to pay attention and realize that Romney is a pathetic excuse for a Republican presidential candidate–one that even George Will would be appalled to settle for.

They’ve already been there to some extent, but expect the attacks, smears and sneers from the “mainstream” media to open up full bore now.  They cannot allow a conservative, someone who believes in Republican values, to be nominated by the GOP, much less win the general election.

A liberal-with-an-“R”-after-his-name as the GOP nominee hedges their bets (they still get a liberal president, even if the American people are fed up with anyone with a “D” after their name), as well as pretty much guarantees many Republicans will stay home rather than vote for a pretender who fits in better in the Democrat Party.


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Bob Ellis has been the owner of media company Dakota Voice, LLC since 2005. He is a 10-year veteran of the United States Air Force, a political writer for the past decade, and has been involved in numerous election and public policy campaigns for nearly 20 years, including a Tea Party leader and organizer since 2009. He lives in Rapid City, South Dakota with his wife and two children.
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  • thisoldspouse

    Bob, I think it’s funny, in a morbid sort of way, that an ad banner for “Join Mitt on the Road” appears below the article.  I know you can’t control this, but we can still properly lambaste this Marxist-with-a-little-“m” just the same.

    • http://www.americanclarion.com/ Bob Ellis

      Ha ha. Yes, those ads rotate randomly…but I could block certain ads, if I know about them and take the time to block them.  Maybe we can just have fun lambasting the liberal-with-an-“R”-after-his-name. :-)

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