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“Democrats for Santorum”

By on 2.28.12 | 12:23PM

Not to be outdone, Rick Santorum has a robocall in Michigan targeting Democrats who dislike Mitt Romney's opposition to the auto bailout (which Santorum himself opposed). This suggests Santorum isn't just targeting socially conservative Reagan Democrats. Imagine the outcry if Romney or Ron Paul had such a robocall.

Interestingly, Michigan Democrats have launched their own Operation Chaos-style effort to swing the Republican primary. CNN reports (hat tip: Guy Benson):

Michigan Democratic strategist Joe DiSano has taken it upon himself to become a leading mischief maker.

DiSano says he targeted nearly 50,000 Democratic voters in Michigan through email and a robo call to their homes, asking them to go to the polls Tuesday to vote for Rick Santorum in attempt to hurt Romney.

"Democrats can get in there and cause havoc for Romney all the way to the Republican convention," DiSano told CNN.

"If we can help set that fire in Michigan, we have a responsibility to do so," he said.

And here's the Santorum campaign call:

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