Surprised the political punditry,
When he said he expects
His constituents' sex
To flower in fruits of fecundity.
In his New York Times blog this week, Paul Krugman took time out from his spat with Tyler Cowen to remind everybody that former senator Rick Santorum (pictured) opposes contraception and would defund any federal support for it if elected President. In an electoral season in which Republicans compete to show the courage of their conservative convictions, Santorum stands out for his public commitment to old-fashioned sexual propriety, and his refusal to distinguish between private morals and public policy.