Sunday, December 8, 2013

Santorum: Mandela's Fight vs. Apartheid Like The Fight vs. Obamacare

We recently witnessed Republican Representative Ted Yoho (FL) compare the attempt to defund Obamacare to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Now former Republican Senator Rick Santorum (PA), in an interview with Fox's Bill O'Reilly, compares Nelson Mandela's fight against apartheid to the Republicans' fight against Obamacare. First O'Reilly falsely referred to Mandela as a "communist" while conceding that he was "a great man." Santorum then stated, "...he was fighting some great injustice. And I would make the argument that we have a great injustice going on right now in this country with an ever-increasing size of government that is taking over and controlling people’s lives–and Obamacare is front and center in that.” Watch Santorum make this preposterous analogy:

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