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Sunday, February 05, 2012

Dems to Tamper with Missouri Primary

Timothy Birdnow

Jack Cashill points out a plot by Democrats to elevate Rick Santorum in Missouri.

Due to some machinations by both the GOP and Democrats, Missouri's primary will be of no consequence; the GOP will choose the nominee in a caucus later. So young Democrats are planning to vote for Santorum (Missouri has an open primary system) to stir the pot. Many seem to believe Santorum is some kind of a joke.

From the article:

"It is not that they like Santorum. In the perversely compartmentalized mind of the Democratic voter, Rick Santorum is known first and foremost as a homophobe. Google "Santorum," and the top item on the page -- just above "Rick Santorum for President" -- is a site called ""

The home page has no other element but a definition of "Santorum," one that is impressively vulgar even by left wing standards. It reads, "Santorum 1. The frothy mix of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of anal sex." Young Democrats that I have talked to think this hilarious. More than 73,000 of them have clicked "like" on its Facebook counterpart. If possible, the site goes downhill from page one.

The Democratic strategy in Missouri is to deny Mitt Romney the nomination. The Dems I have talked to think "Rick Santorum" little more than a punch line for a dirty joke. According to the February 4, Rasmussen Report, however, the punch line is leading President Obama 45 to 44 percent in the daily tracking poll. A Santorum win, which seems likely, will make the joke all the more amusing."

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I would caution these brilliant thinkers to beware of what you wish for. THEY may think Santorum a joke, and unelectable, but so did many communists think a small, silly-mustaccioed ex corporal who shouted a lot was jolly fun until he wound up in power in Germany. (I am in no way equating Santorum to Hitler; just showing the ease with which stupid liberals fall for things.) And even if Santorum isn't going to gain any traction, this will keep Romney on his toes, make him understand that he has to please his base and not the fabled "independents" that we are always being told are the key to electoral success. (Would John McCain have lost if he had nailed down his base, and had not the economy collapsed right at election time?)

Personally, I'm all for this bit of cheating this time!

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