Rick Santorum wants to fine survivors

No typo in the headline of this post -- Rick Santorum doesn't want to find survivors, he wants to fine survivors. Can this guy ever have anything relatively intelligent or compassionate come out of his mouth? Steve Benen has more: "Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) has considered the circumstances and, according to a report on WTAE in Pittsburgh, has a proposal: penalizing those who can't afford to evacuate.


'I mean, you have people who don't heed those warnings and then put people at risk as a result of not heeding those warnings. There may be a need to look at tougher penalties, candidly, on those who decide to ride it out and understand that there are consequences to not leaving.'
When this guy said a couple of years ago that 'making people struggle a little bit is not necessarily the worst thing,' he apparently wasn't kidding."
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