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Rick Santorum Puerto Rico

Santorum Walks Back Controversial Puerto Rico Remarks

AP | By KASIE HUNT | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Rick Santorum came to Puerto Rico and promptly waded into the emotional debate over the role English should play in the islan...

Santorum Calls Himself 'Senador Puertorriqueño'

Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum is making a splash down in Puerto Rico ahead of the island's Sunday GOP primary. On Wednesday he told Puerto Ricans that they should...

Jason Linkins

Rick Santorum Tells Puerto Ricans To Speak English, So Mitt Romney Will Win Puerto Rico

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Reuters has a story out about Rick Santorum's campaign swing to Puerto Rico, whose upcoming Sunday primary has 20 delegates at stake. On that trip, Santorum suggested that if Puerto Rico wanted to become a state, it would have to adopt English as its official language. He believes that everyone should be in "compliance" with an English language standard, regardless of the fact that no such compliance requirement or enforcement mechanism exists. So, go ahead and add the lion's share of those delegates to Romney's count. With zero precincts reporting, I can now call Puerto Rico for Mitt Romney!