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Rick Santorum: another slip of the tongue but was it the 'N-word'?
|Last Edited||Andy Mar 30, 2012 11:51pm|
|Media||Newspaper - Guardian|
|News Date||Friday, March 30, 2012 07:35:00 PM UTC0:0|
|Description||Did Rick Santorum really just come within a few micro-seconds of calling America's first ever black president a "n****r"? |
Of course not, comes the rational response. Apart from the fact that it would instantly be a campaign-killing gaffe, it would be in direct opposition to the Santorum image we have seen now for months. This is the man who is almost two goody-two-shoes to be real. He has a large and loving family. He may be ultra-conservative, but he also appears to be the sort of suburban dad who would be more likely to say "Aw, shucks" and "Jeepers creepers" rather than deploy the most offensive word in the English language. He wears sweater vests!
But about that video. What is going on there?