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February 8, 2012

Rick Santorum Sweeps Colorado, Missouri, Minnesota, Embarrassing Romney

Topics: Political News and commentaries

To the chagrin of Romney-lovers and the political establishment that insists that conservative Americans shove Romney down their collective throats as inevitable, voters in Colorado, Missouri, and Minnesota, overwhelmingly chose Rick Santorum instead, showing that there is within the Republican electorate considerable reluctance to the RINO "White Obama" and that they will vote for the "Un-Romney" candidate instead.

Jon Ward, Senior Political Reporter of The Huffington Post - not my outlet for news of choice, yet poignant in its reportage in this instance - reports:

WASHINGTON -- It was a very bad night for Mitt Romney Tuesday, no matter which way you sliced it, another harsh blow undermining his argument that he is the strongest Republican candidate for president.

It happened in Iowa on Jan. 3. It happened Jan. 22 in South Carolina. And on Tuesday night, Romney was again rejected by a large portion of the Republican electorate, this time in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado.

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) won Missouri and Minnesota by large margins, capturing 55 percent of the vote in Missouri to Romney's 25 percent, and winning Minnesota -- a state Romney won in the 2008 primary -- with with 45 percent of the vote. Romney came in third there with only 17 percent of the vote, finishing behind Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), who got 27 percent. Santorum won all 114 of Missouri's counties.

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I suppose that is because all those conservative Americans who chose Santorum over Romney are either too stupid, and or too dumb, to realize that political pundits everywhere have already decided that Romney has to be the Republican front-runner, and that all resistance to Romney "...is futile"?

Posted by Althor at February 8, 2012 9:11 AM



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