Santorum at odds with his own church on environment

  • by: LARRY B. STAMMER , Los Angeles Times
  • Updated: February 28, 2012 - 1:02 PM

It has long been a maxim that mixing religion and politics can spell trouble. So when Rick Santorum told a partisan crowd in Columbus, Ohio, recently that President Obama's worldview was based on a "phony theology" that drives "radical environmentalists," he must have known his comments would reverberate far beyond his conservative political base.

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