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Santorum tells young man not to use pink bowling ball ‘on camera’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Wednesday told a young man not to use a pink ball at a bowling alley in Wisconsin. “You’re not gonna use the pink ball. We’re not gonna let you do that. Not on camera,” he said, according to Reuters reporter Sam Youngman. “Friends don’t…

Santorum told to ‘pretend it’s Obama’ at shooting range

At a shooting range in Louisiana on Friday, an onlooker encouraged Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum to pretend the target he was firing at was President Barack Obama. “Santorum is shooting a 1911 Colt,” Politico’s Juana Summers tweeted from the sheriff’s office shooting range in West Monroe. “Range master says…

Santorum: Obama ‘exposing children’ to risk from porn

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday defended his promise to “vigorously” fight a war on pornography by accusing President Barack Obama’s administration of “exposing children” to risk by not enforcing existing laws. In an undated statement on his official website, the former Pennsylvania senator asserted that “America is suffering…

Santorum: Romney’s dog an ‘issue of character’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says it’s fair to criticize former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for putting his dog on top of his car because because it speaks to his character. According to a 2007 Boston Globe profile of the Massachusetts Republican, Romney’s oldest son, Tagg, yelled, “Gross!” as he…

Santorum promises ‘vigorous’ war on porn

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says that “America is suffering a pandemic of harm from pornography” because the Obama administration favors “pornographers over children.” In an undated statement on his official website, the former Pennsylvania senator promises that he will “vigorously” fight to make sure porn isn’t easily available in…

Santorum: Endangered Species Act puts ‘critters above people’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says the federal government has gone too far in trying to protect endangered species by putting “critters above people.” At the Gulf Coast Energy Summit in Biloxi, Mississippi on Monday, the candidate was asked how he would balance the need for environmental protection with the…

Santorum: ‘I’d like everybody to get out’ of race

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has a foolproof plan to win the GOP nomination: He wants everybody else to just quit. On Sunday, NBC host David Gregory asked the candidate if he would like to see former House Speaker Newt Gingrich drop out if he loses upcoming primaries in Alabama…

Santorum: Contraception ‘a grievous moral wrong’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says an amendment put forward by Senate Republicans that would have allowed any business to exclude contraceptives from health care plans was not really about birth control. “The Blunt amendment was broader than that,” Santorum told Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday. “It was…

Santorum: Breitbart ‘a huge loss for our country’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Thursday reacted with shock to the news that conservative internet provocateur Andrew Breitbart had passed away at the age of 43. “Wow,” Santorum told CNN. “That’s a big shock. What a powerful force. It’s almost — I mean, you think of anybody out there…

After big primary loss, Santorum retools message for must-win Ohio

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (Reuters) – After missing a golden opportunity to dethrone the front-runner, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has begun to retool his message as he turns his sights to Super Tuesday. Santorum fell to rival Mitt Romney in the latter’s home state of Michigan even though it appeared…

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