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Rick Santorum Attacked John McCain For His Temper In 2008 Romney Robocall

The former Pennsylvania Senator lost his cool on Sunday. In 2008, working as a Romney surrogate, he attacked John McCain for doing the same.

Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s temper has been the news this morning for attacking a New York Times reporter who questioned characterization of Mitt Romney as the “worst Republican” to run. Santorum snapped at to the reporter saying “quit distorting my words It’s bullshit.”

But in 2008 Santorum, then a avid Romney for President surrogate, recorded a robocall for the former Massachusetts Governor attacking John McCain for his temper saying he didn’t have the temperament to “move the country in the right direction.”

The text of the call.

“Hello, this is Senator Rick Santorum calling to let you know I am supporting Mitt Romney and urging you to support him next Tuesday.

“As Republican leader in the U.S. Senate, I worked hard to stop the democrats and help pass a conservative agenda. A few senators like John McCain stood in our way. John McCain voted against the president’s tax cuts, worked with Ted Kennedy to pass what many people call amnesty for illegal aliens and he even opposes the marriage amendment that says that marriage is between man and woman.

“As a conservative I don’t agree with McCain on many issues and I don’t think he has the temperament and leadership ability to move the country in the right direction. Please join me and other conservative in voting for Mitt Romney this Tuesday.”

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