Conservatives will never have smart people on their side

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Conservatives will never have smart people on their side

According to Rick Santurom



WASHINGTON, DC — Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum attacked the media and "smart people" for not being on the side of conservatives in a speech to the Values Voter Summit on Saturday.

"We will never have the media on our side, ever, in this country," Santorum, a former Pennsylvania senator, told the audience at the Omni Shoreham hotel. "We will never have the elite, smart people on our side."

The media "doesn't like the other side," Santorum said. "And not necessarily, I would argue, because they agree with them, but because they can influence the country.

"If just a few people make decisions about what this world looks like, what this country looks like, then you have people sitting in offices at major media outlets and Hollywood who think they can deal with a small group of people, to get them to jump through the hoops they want you to," Santorum said.

Santorum also criticized the libertarian wing of the Republican party for not supporting what he sees as the pillars of conservatism: religion and family.

"When it comes to conservatism libertarian types can say, oh, well you know, we don't want to talk about social issues," Santorum said. "Without the church and the family, there is no conservative movement, there is no basic values of America."


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Well, when the right in

Well, when the right in America has basically become the "intellectual ignorance party", then yes, the smart people will never be on your side. 

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gord-damn smart people! 

gord-damn smart people!  they's tryin' ta tell us we cain't hunt ner feesh ner say our prayers in skoo!  whooz they thank they ee-yuz, ga derp derp???

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I still have a hope of sorts

I still have a hope of sorts that smart people will join the R's, so the US at least doesn't cause the globe war anxiety every 4 years.

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