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Here is a video produced by NMATV in a series on Republican presidential contenders. This episode features Crusader in Chief Rick Santorum.

Transcript of video:

A Primary Primer on Pennsylvania's Rick Santorum.

At high school Rick Santorum was known as rooster because he would never back down.

Santorum admitted smoking pot in college where he first entered politics as a volunteer for late Senator John Heinz.

As a lawyer Santorum argued that wrestling was not a sport and therefore exempt from federal steroid regulations.

Santorum underwent a transformation after marrying forming the conservative views that have defined his political carreer.

Six of his children were home schooled. Santorum controversially claimed education money from Pennsylvania while living out of state.

He has said that intelligent design is a legitimate scientific theory.

In 2003 his views on same sex marriage saw columnist Dan Savage coin an offensive term for Santorum that dogs him to this day.

Despite touting his tough record in office the former Senator remains at the back of the primary pack.

Will Santorum be able to keep his many enemies from derailing his presidential ambitions?

And yes Frothy Mix, I am on a Jihad. A Jihad to gain civil rights.

Originally posted to Horace Boothroyd III on Fri Sep 16, 2011 at 10:50 AM PDT.

Also republished by Angry Gays and Milk Men And Women.

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