Santorum Invokes Mussolini to Bash Obama

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum raised the example of his grandfather who fled Europe to escape the rise of Mussolini to make the case for why President Barack Obama should not be re-elected.

Mr. Santorum said that his grandfather was nearly killed on the Russian front fighting for the Hapsburg Empire, and that after the war, “he went to work and was raising his family and then he saw another emperor coming on the scene–Mussolini. And he said, ‘No more. I am not going  to have my children live in the service of emperor and sacrifice for an emperor. I am going to live in a country that believes in me, that I can I provide for myself and I don’t have to serve some sovereign.’ Ladies and gentlemen, we don’t serve sovereigns in America.” Read More