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Monday, March 12, 2012

Santorum Camp Internally Admits Tough Road Ahead

Old Frothy's had an uphill battle this entire race and despite some decent growth in the polls, it's becoming increasing clear the majority of Americans aren't exactly looking for their own Ayatollah.


Zeke Miller of Buzzfeed has obtained an internal memo to be circulated around the Santorum campaign today with the following line: 
Majority Needed for Romney, Not for Santorum
Mitt Romney must have a majority on the first ballot in order to win the nomination because he will perform worse on subsequent ballots as grassroots conservative delegates decide to back the more conservative candidate. Subsequently, Santorum only needs to be relatively close on the initial ballot in order to win on a later ballot as Romney’s support erodes.
Translation: our only hope is to deny Romney the win, and hope that convention delegates gradually come around to us. 



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BusinessInsider.com





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