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Santorum hits Obama on economic, social issues

In his speech today formally declaring his presidential candidacy, former Republican Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum criticized President Obama on both economic and social matters.
 
Early on in the speech, which he delivered from Somerset, PA, Santorum asked: "Who are YOU, Mr. President? Who are you, Mr. President, to say that you and your administration should take 40 cents out of every dollar and borrow it from future generations to prop you up?"

Santorum continued, "He's devalued our currency and he's not just devalued our currency; he's devalued our culture. Through our marriage and not standing up for the Defense of Marriage Act, for federal funding of abortions." Then added, "He devalues our other currency, our moral currency."
 
About halfway through Santorum's speech, it appears that a lady in the audience passed out. Santorum called out for medics, and after the woman was carried away, Santorum bowed his head and asked "If everyone would say a little prayer for that young lady."
 
Following that brief interruption, Santorum continued on with his speech declaring, "America is a great country. Not because of our government. It's because our founders founded it a great country."
 
Santorum ended his speech by saying he's "ready to do what has to be done for the next generation. With the courage to fight for freedom, with the courage to fight for America. That's why I'm announcing today that I'm running for president of the United States. Join the fight! Join the fight!"