Santorum: Poor Children Should Suffer So They Don’t Feel So Entitled
January 2, 2012
We just found this Think Progress video from November in which Rick says that poor children should have to suffer hunger and other ills to prevent them from developing the sense of entitlement that comes from relying on government social programs. Watch the video…
Monday, August 15. 2005
Santorum Says Manufacturing looks great since it lost all the weight
On Aug. 11, when Rick Santorum took U.S. Treasury Secretary John W. Snow on a tour of the Sony Technology Center in Mount Pleasant, he gave us a glimpse of just how seriously deluded he is regarding the state of Pennsylvania's manufacturing sector.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that Pennsylvania lost 155,967 manufacturing jobs from the first six months of 2001 through the first half of 2005 (a loss of 18.6 percent in the state's biggest industry sector).
What's Santorum got to say about this? "It's just leaner." Seriously, watch the video below.
"Leaner" probably isn't the word the 155,967 former manufacturing workers who lost their jobs would use. Frankly, it's probably not the word the manufacturing companies would use, either.