Santorum calls Romney “worst Republican” to fight Obama, defends remarks
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Santorum calls Romney “worst Republican” to fight Obama, defends remarks

Milwaukee : WI : USA | Mar 25, 2012 at 11:15 PM PDT
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Rick Santorum called Mitt Romney the worst Republican to find himself face to face with Obama in the 2012 Presidential race. Later he defended his remarks says that he was only talking about Romneycare and accused the reporters to have distorted the meaning of his words.

As the republican presidential hopeful continues his campaign in Wisconsin, he told his supporters that former Massachusetts Governor, Mitt Romney, is “uniquely disqualified” for winning the GOP nomination because he is the worst republican to face Obama. “Pick any other Republican in the country,” Mr. Santorum said. “He is the worst Republican in the country to put up against Barack Obama. Why would Wisconsin want to vote for someone like that?”

When the media started publicizing his one of the harshest remarks during the race, he quickly said that he only meant that Romney is the worst on healthcare and nothing more, because what he stands for is nothing different from the already enforced Obamacare.

"On the issue of health care, that's what I was talking about, and I was very clear about talking about that. OK?" Santorum told reporters who started questioning him about his critical remarks. "Come on, guys, don't do this. I mean, you guys are incredible. I was talking about Obamacare, and he is the worst because he was the author of Romneycare."

When pressed further, by New York Times reporter, Jeff Zeleny, Santorum couldn’t hide his agitation and used a profane word in the public. "Quit distorting my words. It’s bulls--t." Romney’s spokesman, Ryan Williams said that Santorum is finding it hard to stay in the race and appears to get more and more panicky as he sees his end edging closer with each passing day.

"Rick Santorum is becoming more desperate and angry and unhinged every day," Williams said. "He sees conservatives coalescing around Mitt Romney and he's rattled by the backlash caused by his suggestion that keeping Barack Obama would be better than electing a Republican."

As Santorum continues to hammer Romney on his Etch a Sketch gimmick, he told voters in Wisconsin that unlike Romney, his public policy pronouncement are not written on an Etch a Sketch, instead they are written over his heart. “He wants to assure that he will run as a conservative in the fall. Let me assure you, that I'm not going to run as a conservative. I am a conservative."

While Santorum trails far behind Romney in the polls and admits that he cannot outspend him in the state, he tells voters that “the race isn’t over until the people of Wisconsin sing.”

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Wendy Zachary is based in Texas, Texas, United States of America, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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