TYT: The Santorum Project

Diane already posted Rick Santorum's bizarre rally in Tacoma here -- Protesters at Santorum Rally Tased, Taunted, and Dragged Away: The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur decided to have a bit of fun with the creepy footage by combining it with some of

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Diane already posted Rick Santorum's bizarre rally in Tacoma here -- Protesters at Santorum Rally Tased, Taunted, and Dragged Away:

The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur decided to have a bit of fun with the creepy footage by combining it with some of the Blair Witch Project.

But first he reminded everyone that Rick Santorum is not just your average, everyday working class guy he's been trying to portray himself as. He ran the K Street Project for the Senate. Here's more from Salon Cenk quoted on that -- Santorum’s well-compensated love of fracking:

As the Center for Responsive Politics reports, Santorum is one of the top U.S. Senate recipients of campaign contributions from the oil and gas industry — and what makes those numbers so stunningly outsized is the fact that he remains one of the top Senate recipients even though the last time he ran for Senate was in 2006. Put another way, this is not a run-of-the-mill legislator who happened to get a few afterthought contributions from the industry; this is a guy who was such a sycophantic apostle of the industry that he received enough oil and gas money to keep him on the top-recipient list a full six years after he was voted out of office — that is, a full six years after he raised a single dollar for a Senate campaign. In baseball terms, it’s the equivalent of Hank Aaron racking up so many home runs that he was able to hold the record well after he retired — only with Santorum, it’s not home runs, it’s oil and gas cash.

He's another 99 percenter like the rest of them, bought and paid for by the oil and natural gas industries.

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