Santorum Raps Obama for 'Nightmare of Dependency'

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 10:06 PM

 

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Conservative Rick Santorum says that under President Barack Obama, the dream of freedom and opportunity has become a "nightmare of dependency" with almost half of America receiving some government benefit.

Pressing one of the Mitt Romney campaign's attack lines, Santorum accused Obama of gutting welfare work requirements with his plan to issue waivers to states that want to test alternative welfare policies. Many independent fact-checkers say that charge distorts the facts.

Santorum says Obama rules like he's above the law.

The former Pennsylvania senator was among Romney's fiercest foes during the GOP primaries, hammering away at the GOP nominee's conservative credentials. Now Santorum says the priority is to beat Obama in the fall. Santorum's convention speech was aimed at boosting Romney's appeal among the party's conservative base.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Trailer Unveiled for New Star Wars Film: 'The Force Awakens'

Friday, 28 Nov 2014 11:02 AM

The first teaser for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens has hit the web.
There has been an awakening - ha . . .

Pope Urges More Muslim Opposition to ISIS in Turkey

Friday, 28 Nov 2014 10:55 AM

Pope Francis condemned the Islamic State group's assault on Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq and Syria, . . .

Experts: ISIS Lacks Funds to Keep Control of Iraqi, Syrian Territory

Friday, 28 Nov 2014 10:14 AM

Islamic State (IS) militants may ultimately lose the war in Iraq and Syria because they do not have enough money to run  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved