Rick Santorum: GOP Should Be Party of the Working Class

The former senator makes his own call to address income inequality.

Santorum: Obama's Middle Class Economics Failed

From the Des Moines Register:

Rick Santorum described his remarks at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit as not a stump speech but "a serious talk to serious people" in which the winner of the 2012 Iowa caucuses called on Republicans to re-imagine their party as the party of the working class.

"One of my favorite sayings that I know that you hear Republicans say all the time is 'a rising tide lifts all boats,'" Santorum said. "And that is true, unless your boat has a hole in it."

Santorum, the former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, painted a picture of the country in which 70 percent of Americans lack college degrees. Maybe they're struggling with family breakdown or drug abuse, he said, but they still want to work hard and better themselves — they just have holes in their boats.

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