Tag Archives: Rick Santorum

Can A Social Conservative Win The Swing States In 2016?

Conventional wisdom holds that in order for a Republican presidential candidate to do well in the swing states, he/she must be soft on social issues. But is this true? In fact, there is some evidence that the opposite is the … Continue reading

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Santorum Leaves the Presidential Race

Rick Santorum has suspended his presidential campaign, conceding the race to Mitt Romney. Realistically, he did not have a chance to get the nomination. However, there were reasons–often spelled out in this blog–for continuing to fight all the way to … Continue reading

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North Dakota GOP Screws Over Santorum

(H/t The Other McCain) In short, Rick Santorum won the North Dakota caucuses and Mitt Romney came in third place. However, the delegates being sent to the Republican National Convention will overwhelmingly be Romney supporters, because the state convention rigged … Continue reading

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Is Romney Inevitable?

A wrote a long response to one of the comments of my last post, and since I did so many back-of-the-envelope calculations and so much research for it, I thought I should repost and expand upon my response here. The … Continue reading

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