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Romney Specters Santorum

By on 2.22.12 | 8:13PM

With Rick Santorum already on the defensive over earmarks and votes to fund Planned Parenthood from Mitt Romney, he brought up Romneycare. But Romney reminded Santorum that he had supported him in 2008. Then Romney went for the jugular by bringing up Santorum's support of Arlen Specter over Pat Toomey in 2004. Santorum argued that Specter was needed to appoint conservative justices like John Roberts and Sam Alito to the Supreme Court. Unfortunately, Santorum responded in a very round about manner and the damage was done. It doesn't look like Santorum can't withstand Romney's assault anymore than Newt.

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