Santorum Melts Down

SANTORUM MELTS DOWN….Via Isaac Chotiner, check out this video of Rick Santorum’s debate with Bob Casey last night. Casey makes a rather garden-variety debating point about the short workweek in Congress these days, suggesting that Santorum and his colleagues ought to spend more time on the people’s business, and Santorum goes nuts. It’s impossible to do it justice in print, but his finger-jabbing rant goes something like this:

Look at the camera, Mr. Casey. Look at the camera. Look at the camera and answer the question. Look at the camera! JUST LOOK AT THE CAMERA!!

This happens about three or four minutes into the debate, and you can practically see the spittle flying into the camera lens. The moderator finally manages to get a word in edgewise and shut him up, but Santorum sure gives every impression of a guy who’s completely lost it.

UPDATE: Oliver Willis has a YouTube of the relevant part of the debate here.