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Half the delegates in this process have been not have been selected.
And he's ready to charge out -- the locker room -- Pennsylvania for a strong second.
That was former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum.
In his former home state one week ago today.
Amid a trifecta of losses to Mitt Romney in primaries.
And this is power play in Internet Rick Santorum is.
When -- when we heard -- a week ago today he was adamant that -- -- George Washington at valley forge.
Was going to tough -- out in Pennsylvania which votes on April 24.
And use that as his launching point to cross the Delaware if you will and take on the actions which I guess in this case is Mitt Romney is that actions.
To take on that passions in Trenton.
And win a smashing victory for freedom in America.
By now that is open to some.
How hard it is Santorum going to run in Pennsylvania.
How hard is he going to push on Mitt Romney as it becomes increasingly likely that Romney will be able to get the requisite number of delegates he needs.
To clinch the nomination outright in advance of the Republican National Convention which is going to be -- -- at the end of August.
Mary Katharine Ham.
What is Rick Santorum gonna do.
What's he gonna do.
-- -- hard question yeah just tell us I have been thinking and I may indeed be wrong but I have been thinking that a loss in his home state.
Is so devastating to possible losses so devastating to the future he's young he's earned so much credit -- process.
It seems like a Smart thing to say.
Maybe I won't risk that because as we've seen -- -- -- you about a seven point cushion about a week ago and then.
Ronnie goes in there with a bunch ads and it changes the -- that just does and he's his last loss was this eighteen point loss to Casey in his home state.
Two of those as you're sort of headline making performances in a couple of years is very dangerous.
Well and you know it's a state Romney the Romney campaign sort of put a shot across his battle the santorum's have been.
And the good news days their daughter -- was home from the -- Little -- little girl's home and and that they're spending some time together.
And doing that but.
The Romney campaign put a shot across santorum's now.
And leaked out -- it was somehow got out this.
Might run if they gave me you'll run if they feel necessary and it basically says it's it's you know what it is it's a clip of CNN.
On election night 2006.
With -- Gloria Borger basically saying.
Rick Santorum got obliterated in every category of voters he got crushed.
I'm Bob Casey junior it's a very rough bad and this was sort of Romney's warning -- Understand you wanna do a bunch of stuff.
But if you come after me in Pennsylvania I'm gonna come after you.
Scorer is if you are.
While you're right that you don't want to risk.
An embarrassing a second embarrassing loss -- your home state do you wanna be thrown out of the race ahead of your own home state is in that -- to.
Hey I understand anything counterargument from my friend Steve Hayes a bunch of really Smart people -- -- Look the bench is so deep he doesn't get another chance because you've got -- you've got -- you've got all these guys people wanted to run this year so this is his one chance he's -- on the line.
And maybe he feels like he's being led to do that but it it just seems to me like your your future.
Takes a serious hit to.
You know -- its bid is not good now so it's for Santorum.
We'll hear he's got campaign event first time this afternoon.
He's back down on the -- for the first time really since Thursday.
And will be sifting through his.
Oh yes I would say that -- the Wisconsin that the trifecta loves them on that I his tone did not sound quite as.
As solid -- -- just as as high as determined as it has in the past and maybe reading that wrong but it.
The -- -- a little tiny bit meandering and it was a long and I just thought it didn't sell look at how crazy you get it's hard.
If I mean he lost.
He lost was Wisconsin was sort of a final stand -- a -- in -- -- -- these that's his advantage the whole time has been.
Upholding an -- -- the ability and I can't I can do this and I think.
That's fuel so much of the enthusiasm for him that losing any bit of that it's a problem.
And that's been the problem -- -- the -- start racking -- these losses harder to sustain.
Let's talk over the Internet as saying in -- it has a lot of mention things one thing they agree with his that they did not like Bernard I'm sorry Bernard.
And say that that I can -- liberal talking points on my own grumble grumble.
I thought Bernard mitigate any gain full effort here Mary Katherine is is a tough test.
So we should remember that.
Valerie says Hillary USA -- polls don't matter they are all done by partisan hacks that conduct the poll for the results they want.
Just some -- and some really good and I would tell you and this is worth noting.
You'll soon enough have a Fox News people and you know the best polls that are done are there and the Wall Street Journal poll does this.
And we do this to be a Democrat and Republican.
And you you test them against the -- pollsters and they have to agree on what the samples gonna look like and they have to agree on the questions that are going to be asked before it goes in the field you don't get an eleven point advantage you don't get -- The advantage you don't get those things and and that's the best way so one thing I would say and I'm not just having the Fox News poll here -- I'm also saying that.
The Wall Street Journal poll is a great example but look for these polls that are done with competition between an.
And Charles three says those who think like ability is important instead of the issues are fools.
And they deserve to be fools because of their own ignorance and unwillingness to get the facts.
And this I think that is one of the frustrations as in the closing seconds here one of the frustrations that Americans have is.
That in the end anybody would decide a presidential race on like ability but intangibles -- count this -- stand in for like trustworthiness right.
Good I am comfortable with this person but beat the upside for -- To me is that the numbers some of the numbers -- truly so bad for Obama.
The economy numbers and the gas numbers in particular the inflation grocery prices these are hitting middle class citizens on -- far deeper level than the Buffett rule or how much -- secretary K compared to each other.
-- I think those are more powerful sometimes like ability there at the end you've got to pull those people over.
You -- smile while I was put -- Romney out there.
There Mary Katharine -- you are more than likable enough thank you President Obama wants -- -- every little irritable.
And -- Internet are very -- sometimes some parts that you're very weird but you're very -- all in all we have to go away on the Jonathan Hunt will come to you next.
And before you get there a little palette cleanser because as we'd like to do every day we want to leave you with the word for our from our -- -- -- but it's national in the sense that other states a look at this and decide the governor is gonna risk.
Curtailing the powers of government unions after Wisconsin if the governor's.
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