Rick Santorum’s Bad Week: GOP Presidential Candidate Is Beginning To Crack, Say Experts

The higher the climb, the harder the fall.

Rick Santorum — who recently lashed out at a reporter on the campaign trail and enraged the GOP establishment by suggesting he’d prefer four more years of President Obama to a Romney administration — is clearly losing his composure.

Now political analysts believe Santorum — once a frontrunner for the nomination — is at the end of his rope.

Republican strategist Ford O’Connell said Santorum had no excuse, and to suggest Obama is better than any Republican is politically suicidal.

“It’s a ridiculous comment, and essentially, a lot of Republicans are horrified by it,” he said. “I can understand the rigors of the campaign trail. But sometimes you have to put the brakes on your mouth.”

Read more from Aliyah Shahid at the New York Daily News

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published this page in In The News 2012-03-28 10:00:00 -0400
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