Santorum: Obama has ‘deep-seated antipathy toward American values.’

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santorum-small.jpgIn a column for the Philadelphia Inquirer titled “The Elephant in the Room: Obama vs. The United States,” former right-wing senator Rick Santorum declares that the President of the United States has a “deep-seated antipathy toward American values,” made obvious by his nomination of a highly-qualified, brilliant legal scholar for a post at the State Department:

Watching President Obama apologize last week for America’s arrogance – before a French audience that owes its freedom to the sacrifices of Americans — helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy toward American values and traditions. His nomination of former Yale Law School Dean Harold Koh to be the State Department’s top lawyer constitutes further evidence of his disdain for American values.

Santorum is just the latest right-winger to insist that, since Obama policies are not conservative, they are thus by definition anti-American. During the campaign, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) stated flatly, “Barack Obama’s views are against America.” Last week, Sean Hannity declared that Obama “harbors deep resentment that he just hides” and accused him of pandering to “the worst instincts of those who hate this country.”

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