Romney or SuperPAC robo-calling with old audio of Santorum endorsing Romney

This is pretty low. Buzzfeed unearthed a 2008 interview of Santorum endorsing Romney for president and now either Romney or his SuperPAC is robo-calling citizens of Michigan with the same 2008 audio of Santorum’s endorsement. Via Detroit Free Press:

Some Michiganders — this reporter included — got what may have been a surprising call over the weekend: Romney’s chief rival Rick Santorum endorsing Mitt Romney.

The endorsement was in 2008, when Romney was running for president (and Santorum wasn’t). In an interview about the endorsement at the time, Santorum said he hesitated about who to endorse but decided on Romney as the best alternative to John McCain. The robocall was presumably paid for by either the campaign or the Super PAC supporting Romney.

After a short introduction in the automated call to Michigan voters, Santorum says: “If you’re a conservative, there really is only one place to go right now. I would even argue farther than that. If you’re a Republican, if you’re a Republican in the broadest sense, there is only one place to go right now, and that’s Mitt Romney.”

This is pathetic, but it’s emblematic in part of why I don’t want to support Romney. His campaign and his Super PACs engage in dirty politics.

(h/t: Mediaite)

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