Iowa State Fair: Des Moines Register Soapbox                                       next
August 12, 2011--In his remarks at the Des Moines Register soapbox, former Sen. Rick Santorum presented himself as "somone who can win."  He described himself as "someone who has a record of accomplishments politically, has a record of accomplishments with respect to getting things done."  Santorum spoke for almost 21 minutes, to the point that Register political editor Carol Hunter stated, "We had to just about yank Santorum off the stage."  He took no questions.  [transcript]