Rick Santorum won't say if he thinks the Confederate Flag should come down. His opinion is that he should keep his mouth shut and look the other way. Rick Santorum is a coward.
June 21, 2015

Rick Santorum won't say if he thinks the Confederate Flag should come down. His opinion is that he should keep his mouth shut and look the other way. Rick Santorum is a coward.

RADDATZ: -- what about the Confederate flag?

You saw Mitt Romney's Tweet, I'm sure, bring down the flag. Jeb Bush has said bring down that flag.

Should they bring down that flag?

SANTORUM: You know, I -- I take the position that the federal government really has no role in determining what the states are going to do.

RADDATZ: You're a candidate for president.

SANTORUM: I'm also...

RADDATZ: Do you not have a position on this at all?

SANTORUM: I'm -- I'm not a South Carolinian. And -- and I think this is a decision...

RADDATZ: It's beyond South Carolina, don't you think?

SANTORUM: I would say that these are decisions that should be made by -- by people -- you know, I don't think the federal government or federal candidates should be making decisions on everything and -- and opining on everything. This is a decision that needs to be made here in South Carolina. I have -- like everybody else, I have my opinion.

But I think the opinion of people here in South Carolina and having them work through this difficulty is much more important than politicizing it.

RADDATZ: But -- but what is your opinion?

SANTORUM: Well, again, it's -- my opinion is that we should let the people of South Carolina go through the process of making this decision.

In the 2000 Republican South Carolina primary John McCain tried the same chickenshit move, at the behest of his advisors he said. By 2008 when he ran again, he had changed his tune, calling his actions of 2000 an act of political cowardice.

If Rick Santorum wants to be taken seriously he should just drop this outdated dodge right now.

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