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Santorum Discusses the Economy, Obamacare, Electability, on Meet the Press

4:03 PM, Mar 12, 2012 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
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Santorum then added:

“[A]nd they will play back the clips from Meet the Press. They will [show] the…op-eds that he wrote to advocate for this.  And…that just takes an issue [off the table] that [was] the most potent issue in the 2010 election.  The reason Republicans were able to sweep back into the control of the House of Representatives and make gains in the Senate and governorships is because we had an issue that talked about freedom, talked about whether government should be controlling your healthcare choices, should be allocating resources in the healthcare field, or whether we’re going to believe in free markets and free people and choices and consumers.  And Governor Romney and the state of Massachusetts mandated [that] every person in Massachusetts...[has] to buy health care.  He doesn’t tell the truth about that, either.  He said, ‘Oh, it’s only the 8 percent that didn’t have insurance.’ That is simply not true. And he continues to go out there and tries to misrepresent what he did in Massachusetts because it’s not popular.

“It’s what he’s doing with climate change. He [believed in] climate change, man-made global warming. He put caps on CO2.  And now that it’s not popular, now that the climate changed — guess who changed…with it?  Governor Romney. And well, you’re looking at someone here who doesn't change with the climate.  I stand for the principles that made this country great, limited government, free people, building a great society from the bottom up, not Governor Romney’s top-down control that will not make [for] the kind of contrast with Barack Obama that we absolutely need if we’re going to win this election.”

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