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opinion | scot lehigh

Santorum’s contraception deception

ON THE campaign trail, Republican Rick Santorum portrays himself as an honest, straightforward candidate. But in courting conservative religious voters as a like-minded person of faith while dismissing media questions about his faith-based beliefs as irrelevant or unfair, he’s trying to have things both ways.

A telling example of that political disingenuousness came on Monday, when the former Pennsylvania senator got annoyed with Joe Scarborough, host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.’’

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