December 18, 2017

Rick Santorum Flays Obama

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Quin Hillyer on 9.15.12 @ 5:11PM Sen. Rick Santorum gave a very strong statement in support of Mitt Romney on foreign policy at the Values Voters Summit. One great line, describing the misguided message Barack Obama has sent to the Middle East: “If you are a friend […]

Pray for Little Bella Santorum

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Quin Hillyer on 4.6.12 @ 10:29PM Verona, PA – The Rick Santorum for President campaign has issued the following statement on the health of Isabella Santorum. Hogan Gidley, National Communications Director, said: “Rick and his wife Karen have taken their daughter Bella to the hospital. The family […]

The Rick Santorum Democrats

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By W. James Antle, III on 4.4.12 @ 12:42PM Here’s a big question that the exit polls don’t quite answer: Who are the Rick Santorum Democrats? Are they liberal mischief-makers, social conservatives in the mold of the Reagan Democrats, or some combination of both? In Wisconsin, 11 percent […]

Report: Santorum Memo Is Strategy for Contested Convention

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By W. James Antle, III on 3.12.12 @ 9:18AM BuzzFeed is reporting that an internal strategy memo by Rick Santorum’s campaign can’t win the nomination outright before the convention, but could win in Tampa. Majority Needed for Romney, Not for SantorumMitt Romney must have a majority on the […]

Ledeen on Santorum: Very Good

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Quin Hillyer on 2.25.12 @ 3:58PM Michael Ledeen has been right about Iran at every turn ever since the 1970s. He’s the foremost U.S. expert (in my book at least, along with many others) on Iran. Today, he praises Rick Santorum’s record on Iran and Syria. Great […]

Santorum Gaining? Just the Opposite

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By John Tabin on 2.24.12 @ 3:55PM While the oft-insightful Quin Hillyer deserves a lot of credit for noticing early on that Rick Santorum’s potential in the GOP primary was deeply underrated, his rooting interest seems to be blinding him. Contra Quin, this has not been a good […]

Media Power Defining Santorum

Over the past thirty years, a strange thing has happened on the path to the presidency.  With the advent of the twenty-four-hour news cycle and the proliferation of media outlets, potential presidential nominees can no longer control or establish their image in the minds of the public. This is particularly true of someone whom the […]

Santorum at Detroit Economic Club

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Quin Hillyer on 2.18.12 @ 3:57PM Rick Santorum’s speech the other day at the Detroit Economic Club is really good stuff. It might lack pizzazz, but it is heartfelt, sincere, delivered without a prepared text yet still fluent, and it is almost entirely on target on policy […]

Update: Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Has Not Endorsed Rick Santorum

Via NY Daily News: Megadeth front man Dave Mustaine is still a political free agent. A day after causing some head-banging over his seeming endorsement of GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum, the 50-year-old heavy metal singer/guitarist said he’s still undecided about which Republican would get his vote. “Contrary to how some people have interpreted my […]

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Backs Rick Santorum

Via Politico: Dave Mustaine, leader of the heavy metal band Megadeth, is ready to rock out for Rick Santorum. “Earlier in the election, I was completely oblivious as to who Rick Santorum was, but when the dude went home to be with his daughter when she was sick, that was very commendable,” Mustaine recently told […]