I talked to the driver Tony Raines on Saturday and told him that since he’s starting at the back of the pack in the 21st row, I said, you know, let’s use the Santorum — let’s use the Santorum strategy. Hang back, let the other cars in front get in wrecks and — or drop out of the race, and then move up at the end. That’s hopefully the pattern he’ll use.Rick Santorum, offering up allegorical racing advice to Tony Raines, the driver of the Rick Santorum-themed vehicle at the Daytona 500. The race has been delayed multiple times due to rain, the first time that’s happened in its history.
attackofthe says: Why is someone a “dingleberry” for accepting sponsorship from a politician? Great “journalism”.
» SFB says: Because it’s called “making a joke.” Have a sense of humor. (EDIT: The reader responded below; again, don’t take the comment so seriously because it was clearly meant with jest. If you can’t handle that, find another blog.) — Ernie @ SFB