Santorum Says Shot Of Him Sunbathing 'Not Pretty'

Rick Santorum is offering a tongue-in-cheek apology to anyone who has seen the recent snapshot of him sunbathing poolside at a resort in Puerto Rico.

The Republican presidential candidate appears shirtless and shoeless in light-colored shorts while taking a break from campaigning in the U.S. commonwealth. The photo appeared on a blog and began showing up on various websites.

In an interview Friday with Chicago radio station WIND, Santorum said he probably should lose 15 or 20 pounds.

Santorum tells WIND, "I apologize to all of us, because I'm sure it's not a pretty sight."

Puerto Rico's Republican primary is set for Sunday. Santorum returned from a visit to the island to campaign in Illinois, which has its primary on Tuesday.


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  • by Sam Location: Kitty Hawk on Mar 18, 2012 at 09:57 AM
    Who cares! As long as Barack Obamma gets booted from the white house, that's all that matters.
  • by Eyes Wide Open on Mar 17, 2012 at 06:08 PM
    $15.5 Trillion national debt, where does it stop Slim?
  • by B on Mar 17, 2012 at 03:09 PM
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      by To B on Mar 17, 2012 at 05:44 PM in reply to B
      Skin cancer treatment costs less than lung cancer, and I am sure Obama hasn't quit smoking.
  • by LOL Location: Greenville on Mar 17, 2012 at 03:02 PM
    I think it's too funny we have a news story like this at all. So if you are running for a nomination for president and especially if you are Republican, then you shouldn't go to the pool and God forbid you dress like a normal human being while at the pool no matter what you look like. OMG have you seen what suns on the beaches and by the pools lately?
  • by Anonymous on Mar 17, 2012 at 02:54 PM
    This man is an idiot. Don't believe it? Ask Barbara Bush.
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      by obamanot on Mar 17, 2012 at 04:21 PM in reply to
      Barbara never called him an idiot,but she is senile.It happens when you get old and can't think clearly.What's your excuse?Too much koolade lavon?
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        by Anonymous on Mar 17, 2012 at 06:12 PM in reply to obamanot
        Yes she did!
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        by Anonymous on Mar 18, 2012 at 02:54 AM in reply to obamanot
        Let me guess, you are a tea bagger?
        • reply
          by obamanot on Mar 18, 2012 at 06:17 AM in reply to
          Did'nt perticipate.Now let me guess,you are a dumpofcrap.
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          by obamanot on Mar 18, 2012 at 12:22 PM in reply to
          OK to all you spell nazis"Participate".Su me pleeze!
  • by Anonymous on Mar 17, 2012 at 02:52 PM
    Like the rest of the candidates including Obumer would look any better....typical worthless media dirty laundry when they have nothing else to write about.
  • by obamanot on Mar 17, 2012 at 11:20 AM
    Who cares.Men are ugly to start with...Aint that right lavon.
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      by Obama Snake Oil Co on Mar 17, 2012 at 12:47 PM in reply to obamanot
      lavon is still at Barlows house trying to put algae in his moped to save money on gas. Koolaid didn't work so they are exploring new forms of energy. Something to do with gas, beans and methane.....pioneers of the moped revolution coming to America due to their irresponsible voting.....
      • reply
        by Anonymous on Mar 17, 2012 at 02:51 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
        You live a boring life.
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        by ENC on Mar 18, 2012 at 08:08 AM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
        Well, looks like Snake is wearing his tinfoil leprechaun hat again!
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          by And... on Mar 19, 2012 at 06:55 AM in reply to ENC
          One hat, soo many names, snake wolf , history,bamanot. I wonder what he will do with all his extra time after Obama has four more years. you can only watch faux news so long before your brain becomes mush.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 17, 2012 at 11:14 AM
    What next, follow him to a shoe store and say ewwww, he wears SOCKS? Come on. I'm sure a good 70% of US citizens wouldn't want a snap of them in a bathing suit on the internet. Let the man catch some rays in peace already.
  • by Suzanne Location: New Bern on Mar 17, 2012 at 10:02 AM
    Oh dear, I almost fainted. HE IS SO CUTE! Thanks for the new wallpaper, WITN! :D This just made my Saturday so much nicer.
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      by Anonymous on Mar 17, 2012 at 10:25 AM in reply to Suzanne
      You must not get out often.
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        by Suzanne on Mar 17, 2012 at 12:01 PM in reply to
        Just often enough to know what I find attractive ;-)
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