To review, the comments Rick Santorum made yesterday that caused all the controversy:
You win by giving people a choice. You win by giving people the opportunity to see a different vision for our country, not someone who’s just going to be a little different than the person in there. If you’re going to be a little different, we might as well stay with what we have instead of taking a risk with what may be the Etch A Sketch candidate of the future.
In an interview with Fox Business Network today, Santorum stressed he had not been saying he would vote for Obama, but that general election voters might be inclined to do so if Romney was the nominee:
I said ‘we the people’ not ‘me’. I would never vote for Barack Obama. Are you kidding me? What do you think I am doing this for? Do you think I like Barack Obama? When I said ‘we’ I meant the American public. If we don’t give the people of America a contrast in this election, we are not going to be successful. I always have said I would vote for the nominee of the Republican party, no matter who it was. This is a made up story.