Friday, March 30, 2012

Will Rick Santorum Win 20 States?

Rick Santorum aka Frothy aka Sanitorium the Sanctimonious continues to make a spash even if it isn't likely that he can win the GOP nomination. If anything, his success show the considerable power of the so-called theocon-neocon faction within the GOP. Santorum is cleaning up with religious conservatives, has won the South and parts of the Mid-west and he's got more victories ahead. Of course, this doesn't bode well for the liberty activists within the party as Santorum's professed preference for immense government powers, statism and aggressive foreign interventionism directly conflict with the Constitution and limited federal powers.
If he remains in the race, Santorum will end up with the third or fourth most states ever won by a failed presidential candidate.Santorum has already won 11 state contests (counting the Missouri primary), and is poised to win many more should he stay in the race over the next 2+ months. In fact, Santorum's primary and caucus victory tally may end up shy of only two or three other candidates in history who failed to win their party's nomination.,,,If Santorum remains in the race through June, he is in a strong position to receive the most votes in the following eight states: Pennsylvania (April 22), North Carolina and West Virginia (May 8), Nebraska (May 15), Arkansas and Kentucky (May 22), Texas (May 29), and South Dakota (June 5). That would bring Santorum's tally to 19 states...
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