I am not sure how any North Carolinian can read this story and not be desperately embarrassed to see our great state associated with such a profoundly ignorant and troubled man.
You can’t blame those North Carolinians who have managed to avoid hearing a whole lot about a former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and current U.S.presidential candidate, Rick Santorum. Every minute they’ve spent not contemplating the inane positions and statements of this terribly troubled man has no doubt made their lives happier and healthier.
Unfortunately, now that the crusading theocrat’s campaign has actually received a modest boost from his showing in Iowa, it’s probably worth a few minutes of everyone’s time (at least those who haven’t been paying a lot of attention) to to take a look at just how certifiably crazy this dude is.
Happily, the good folks at Think Progress have been kind enough to feature a post this morning entitled: “Rick Santorum’s Most Outrageous Campaign Moments.” Enjoy!
As noted previously in this space, one of the more detestable aspects of the anti-gay amendment that will be on the North Carolina ballot this coming May is the tidal wave of hateful messages and outright lies that it will turn loose upon our airwaves, mailboxes and computer screens over the next 127 days.
Lynn Bonner of Raleigh’s News & Observer highlights one of the first volleys from the hate crowd today in Under the Dome. It concerns an extremely troubling and insensitive image produced by the so-called North Carolina Family Policy Council Read More…