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Rick Santorum a surprise finisher in Iowa's three way tie last night it's no friend of limited government.
He says so himself listen to this radio clips.
One of the criticisms I make as to what.
I refer to is as more of of a libertarian issue right.
They have decided that we should be let people should be left alone be able to do whatever they wanna do government should keep our taxes down and keep our regulation so and that we shouldn't get involved in the bedroom we shouldn't be involved in cultural issues.
That is not how traditional conservatives view the world.
There is no such society that I'm aware of where we've had radical individualism and that it succeeds as a as a culture.
No such society says it succeeded as a culture.
Our next guest says Santorum is totally wrong about that there is such a society it's called the United States of America.
David -- from Cato joins us now David it's a pleasure welcome back to freedom watch thank you judge make the case.
Against the Rick Santorum that is really just a Republican version of big government no friend to those who believe in the constitution.
No friend to those who believe.
In fiscal conservatism no friend to those who believe in small government.
Well I think you would he have just done it I mean it really is stunning.
Bet here is a candidate I don't know of any other politician other than Rick Santorum and Hillary Clinton.
Who have directly attacked the idea of the pursuit of happiness it's in the declaration.
It's the fundamental idea of America and they're the only two who have criticized it openly.
He says the pursuit of happiness is harming America.
And I think you go from -- you see that.
He wants to regulate society he wants government in the bedroom he wants government in your religious life.
But also his record in the senate.
He voted for No Child Left Behind -- -- for steel tariffs he voted for the prescription drug entitlement he voted against NAFTA.
Eight mixed record in the senate but a lot of big government conservatism there.
Can -- can -- is it going to be left to Ron Paul.
To capture of the votes of Republicans.
Who feel like you do is it going to be left to Gary Johnson.
Are running on a libertarian ticket to capture the votes of those who feel as you and I do.
How is this going to shake down it seems to me to be.
I don't overwhelming -- -- the Republican Party that none of these guys is the person we -- to be the standard error.
And Tea Party years and constitutional list and people who believe the government's gotten too big.
Don't have many choices right now we're being told that the choice is between Mitt Romney who you know has the health care mandate on his record.
And Rick Santorum who openly dislikes the fundamental political idea of America.
So yes I would think that people who are looking for smaller government don't have many choices besides Ron Paul and Gary Johnson we'll see how that plays out.
But these two so called front runners.
Our big government conservatives and it could be four more years of George W.
Bush got it David does from the Cato Institute always a pleasure my friend thanks for Jack thank yes.
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