Rick Santorum, Milking It

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
March 21 2012 2:15 PM

Rick Santorum, Milking It

The senator's spokesman tweets this photo, which sort of explains itself.

The Santorum campaign isn't as quick to mobilize when Romney makes a mistake as Team Romney is when Santorum slips up. Boston managed to drive oodles of coverage to Santorum's "don't care about the unemployment rate" semi-quote, even though the story was largely bogus. The Santorum campaign, in losing, is learning.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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