Brennan: Well, Rick Santorum did win the primary, even though it was nonbinding …didn’t he? And now he happens to lead Mitt Romney nationally, I am told.
Todd Akin: Well I just heard him speak, yesterday, and he had a very compelling message he really did. He’s getting back to the foundation of what our country is and an understanding of the declaration, an understanding of what the proper role of the federal government should be.
And there is no doubt, that what he is saying, he has a deep passion for. Your seeing his heart as he campaigns and you see somebody, where you have a since you know where he stands…He has that advantage because you know where he is, whereas Mitt has got sort of the golden resume and a lot of the money and organization. But, you are never quite sure, where is he going to be on this or that issue? And that’s where Rick, even though he is funded probably 1/10th of what Romney is. That’s why he is making inroads; I think it’s just because of that same message that we really need conservatives today.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Akin: You're never quite sure where Mitt Romney stands
Many of Missouri's top politicians, including former Sen. Jim Talent, Sen. Roy Blunt, and Seventh District Congressman Billy Long are supporting Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, but not U. S. Senate candidate Todd Akin. The Missouri Democratic Party has been highlighting the following exchange between Akin and St. Louis radio talk show host Charlie Brennan: