Santorum: I’m ‘not going to question’ Obama’s faith

“(I am) not going to question the president and what the president believes in when it comes to his faith. … Continued

“(I am) not going to question the president and what the president believes in when it comes to his faith. But I am going to question what he is doing in this country.”

Eric Gay

AP

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a campaign rally at the El-Zaribah Shrine Auditorium, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona.

-Rick Santorum, February 21, 2012, clarifying his take on President Obama’s faith after commenting last weekend on what he called Obama’s “phony theology.”

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  • david6

    He already attacked. He did not apologize. Fine, Mr. Santorum can preach any nonsense he wants and claim that is what makes him Christian. Even though he is not as cold and heartless as the rest of the GOP candidates, Mr. Santorum still seems to have a hard time with what Jesus taught about compassion. As I said, he can claim to be Christian. Thousands of different sects claim that. He just happens to claim to be part of the largest.

  • usapdx

    Remember what all Rick has said in this election season not only just on his religious views. All voters should know his full history. Why would any person want to bring their religion views into our government in the first place bearing in mind our supreme law, the Constitution? We all have the right to practice a religion or not to practice a religion.

  • ccnl1

    Questioning Obama’s faith? Absolutely!! Romney’s too!!!

    STOP AND READ CAREFULLY !!!

    Romney believes that the horn-blowing angel Moroni appeared to the con artist Joe Smith. Not good for someone who wants to be president of any group !!!

    Obama “mouths” that he is Christian i.e. believes in Gabriel and war-mongering Michael the Archangel and Satan. BO’s support of abortion however vitiates has Christianity as he is the leader of the Immoral Majority who are now the largest voting block in the country. Immoral Majority you ask??

    The 78 million voting “mothers and fathers” of aborted womb babies !!! (2012 -1973 Rowe vs. Wade = 39 years.

    39 years x 2 million/yr = 78 million. (Abortion rate in the USA as per the CDC is one million/yr. )

    And the presidential popular vote in 2008? 69,456,897 for pro-abortion/choice BO, 59,934,814 for “pro-life” JM. The population of the Immoral Majority in 2008? ~ 70 million !!!!!!

  • Secular1

    Santorum is a blathering idiot.. He is nothing if not a christian bigot, who has no hesitation in letting out ,any and every bigoted thought that crosses between his ears, off his nmouth. He goes on to say that his sky daddy’s law should be the law of the land. Then when fire storm hits him, he claims that he is expressing his beliefs but does not necessarily want a government program to implement them. He is as much a fanatic as any of the mullah’s out of Saudi Arabia. While the mullah’s are even less restrained than him, his restrain or lack of it is only bounded by the culture of US. If he was born in Saudi Arabia, you could not tell him apart from any of those neanderthal mullahs.

  • krasnit

    My, my, name calling with labels to dismiss people. The Gulag camps were full of labels weren’t they? Is it a trait of so-called left wing mentalities to force other people what to do and how to think?