Having used evangelicals to win Iowa, Rick Santorum is appealing, somewhat successfully, to the same Midwestern strain in Minnesota.
With rhetoric like this:
Look at what’s happened just in our tolerance for abortion. Fifty years ago…60 years ago, people who did abortions were in the shadows, people who were considered really bad doctors. Now, abortion is something to that is just accepted.
Yes, make it illegal again and make sure women and their lady-parts who get pregnant have to go back to an era of quacks and wire hangers. That’ll teach ’em to be women.
No wonder these guys are so popular outside the base.