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February 08, 2012

Santorum Wins Three

Of course, not one delegate was actually awarded last night -- but the fact that he has now won more contests than Romney or Gingrich -- and as many as the two of them combined -- is important.

Rick Santorum had a breakthrough night Tuesday, winning GOP presidential contests in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado, all of which is expected to breathe life into his struggling campaign and slow Mitt Romney’s march to the Republican presidential nomination.

The Santorum triumphs promise to, at least temporarily, alter the face of the campaign going into the crucial “Super Tuesday” contests, as the caustic tone of the primaries is expected to continue and intensify. Romney and his allies have signaled that they will use their financial advantage to launch stepped-up attacks on Santorum and on former House speaker Newt Gingrich, the other main challenger.

Santorum solidly defeated Romney in Minnesota and Missouri, and he narrowly edged the former Massachusetts governor in Colorado, according to state GOP officials.

None of this negates Romney's financial advantages, nor does it eliminate the problem that Santorum has not even made the ballot in every state. And as pointed out by the Romney campaign, John McCain lost 19 contests in 2008. But this does serve to keep Santorum -- a candidate who I could gladly vote for -- in the mix for the next several weeks, probably until mid-March at the least. But it also means stepped-up attacks from his GOP rivals -- and from the Left. Expect the former Senator and part-time radio host (he was the fill-in for Bill Bennett for a while) to be the object of some real hits in the days to come.

And as the FiveThirtyEight blog points out, last night's showing also indicates that Romney is vulnerable in the Heartland -- something he must overcome if he gets the nomination and expects to beat an incumbent president from the Midwest.





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I like Santorum. When I saw the great picture of he and his family my response was "why would he want to be president? He should enjoy his life and enjoy his family". He seems like a genuinely nice person. I suspect most of his new popularity is related to sympathy over his daughter. But in my opinion none of that matters. I don't think he is tough enough or experienced enough to be president. Having said that I admit he would be an enormous improvement over the president we now have. But the world is getting more dangerous every day and our economy is falling apart. We really need a strong and capable leader. Someone who would probably upset or anger every other country on earth. Someone who is FOR America first. Santorum is a nice guy and will play well on the news as he tries to console us when each new disaster strikes. I can see him now in a sweater in front of the fireplace telling us to conserve fuel, be polite and nieghborly in the food lines and not to worry that Iran just obliterated Israel and China destroyed Taiwan and or military doesn't have ammunition to practice with, and oh yeah we have to raise taxes to pay for the free health care for all the illegal aliens who have streamed across the Southern border in the wake of massive violence by the drug cartels. He will then offer a national prayer to calm us all...

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