Rick Santorum will not do much to move his delegate count after his victories this Tuesday in the latest Republican primaries in the South, but he was doing his best to try to win the messaging wars and continue to cast doubt on whether frontrunner
March 13, 2012

Rick Santorum will not do much to move his delegate count after his victories this Tuesday in the latest Republican primaries in the South, but he was doing his best to try to win the messaging wars and continue to cast doubt on whether frontrunner Mitt Romney is the inevitable nominee.

Unlike Santorum and fellow rival Newt Gingrich, Romney decided to sit it out rather than give a concession speech after his third place finishes in Alabama and Mississippi. I guess I can't blame him since all that pandering, and ya'll's and talk of "cheesy grits" were just embarrassing and didn't help him win over the primary voters in either state.

Rick Santorum Wins Alabama, Mississippi:

Rick Santorum won primary victories in Alabama and Mississippi on Tuesday, according to network projections, bolstering his credibility as Mitt Romney’s top challenger and denying the former Massachusetts governor an opportunity to solidify his status as inevitable nominee. With most of the vote counted, Romney appeared likely to finish third in both races, with Newt Gingrich poised to take second.

“We did it again,” Santorum declared at an election night rally in Louisiana, saying his underdog campaign was about “ordinary people doing extraordinary things.”

The races were among the first high profile contests in which both Gingrich and Santorum, who have alternated wildly between surges and collapses, were competitive at once. The predictable result: they split the conservative anti-Romney vote closely and threatened to give the frontrunner a game changing victory right as his campaign is struggling to assert its dominance. Read on...

So we get to look forward to many more weeks on Rick Santorum continuing to push Mitt Romney off a cliff to the right before this thing is over.

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