George Pataki and Rick Santorum Put Hats in the Ring

A Media Wrap Up

By  USDR.

An already incredibly crowded field of Republican candidates just added two others.  One, Rick Santorum, became known as a serious contender in 2012 and the other, George Pataki, has a reputation as a moderate by national GOP  standards.

This is how the media is treating these  announcements:

Rick  Santorum

Breitbart: The Populist Campaign of Rick  Santorum

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, who finished second place in the 2012 GOP presidential nominating contest, nailed his announcement speech here early on Wednesday evening—hammering ISIS, open borders advocates, the permanent political class in Washington, and the failures of both parties—all while real American workers stood by his  side.

Holding a large piece of coal after introducing his family and thanking the employee-owned Penn United Technologies, Inc.—which lent him the floor space of… (read  more)

The Candidate’s  Announcement: 

New York Times: George Pataki on the  Issues

George E. Pataki served three terms as governor of New York, winning office as a fiscal conservative who was considered a moderate on social issues, and earned strong support among environmental advocates. Like Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, he has cited his stewardship of a traditionally Democratic state as evidence of his bipartisan appeal. Here are Mr. Pataki’s positions on some important issues… (read  more)

Pataki’s Announcement:

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