January 18th, 2012

Rick Santorum’s Consiglieri Revealed

by Philip Baruth

A true thing about Rick Santorum: no politician is laid more bare by the camera. Typically, a Santorum photo shows you the Inner Rick, that which is otherwise shielded from clear view, all of it, the sanctimony, the pomposity, the odd family dynamic. Take this seemingly casual snapshot, captured recently in New Hampshire. Has ever a politician surrounded himself with a more visually disturbing inner circle? For instance, this guy on the right, eyes boring into the camera. Never see that sort of lust for total power in the eyes of a Vermonter. Remember: a vote for Big Rick is a vote for this man as Secretary of Defense. Or worse, Drug Czar. Live in fear, America.

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  1. on February 8th, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    […] Pundits are agape with amazement this morning, because VDB’s ancient nemesis Rick Santorum managed to win not one, not two, but all three Republican primary match-ups last night. Our take? Nothing was easier to predict. You think it’s some sort of accident that Santorum brings on Vermont’s own Mark Johnson as inner-circle svengali and immediately rockets from stumblebum to superstar? Not hardly. […]