The Corner

Santorum’s Future

A big part of his rationale has been that he can carry Pennsylvania, with the 2006 loss largely attributed to the poor national climate for Republicans that year. If he doesn’t win the presidential nomination, maybe he should try his luck getting his old Senate seat back. It’s up this year. Short of winning the presidency, winning that Senate seat would be the biggest contribution he can make to the causes he supports.

Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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