The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo48° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday

Hi61° Chance Showers

Thursday Night

Lo44° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi57° Partly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo47° Rain Likely

Saturday

Hi58° Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo46° Chance Showers

Sunday

Hi58° Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo41° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi54° Partly Sunny

For Santorum, the fight goes on

Send to Kindle
Print This

Perhaps Rick Santorum is demonstrating persistence beyond the call of plausibility, but he says compelling political logic and high duty converge. Although he has not made a decision about 2016, he candidly says he is doing “everything consistent with running” — traveling to speak to sympathetic groups and donors. His hand is on his sword’s hilt.

When Santorum entered the fray for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, he drew his sword and threw away the scabbard. The stakes could not, he thought, be higher, so he was in for the long haul. Which ended with the April 3 Wisconsin primary. Now the former senator from Pennsylvania, who wound up being the last man standing between Mitt Romney and the nomination, probably needs a new scabbard to toss aside.

View my optionsorSign in