Shout at the Devil

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Feb. 21 2012 11:31 PM

Shout at the Devil

A video that's lived on Drudge for a day has probably been seen by everyone who'll want to see it. Nevertheless:


The thing of it is, I don't know what Santorum is saying that's objective doctrinally. You're just not supposed to talk about "Satan" if you're a national politician. Go to church with a preacher who says it? Out of the woods. But say it yourself? You're in Ashcroft territory, with a largely secular media judging you not-so-silently.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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