Santorum’s 2012 Missouri Primary Victory Was One of Romney’s ‘Oh Crap!’ Moments of 2012
February 6, 2013

Santorum wins MissouriTaegan Goddard’s Political Wire reports Missouri’s presidential decision primary/caucus system produced one of the Romney campaign ‘Oh Crap!’ moments:

“First Read asked top officials from the Obama and Romney campaigns about the “Oh, crap” moments of the 2012 presidential campaign.”

“Eric Fehrnstrom of the Romney campaign answered Gingrich winning South Carolina; Beth Myers of the Romney camp said it was Romney’s three-state loss to Santorum (on Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri); Romney strategist Stuart Stevens said it was the close primary race in Michigan; Obama campaign manager Jim Messina said it was their worry that Romney might wrap up the nomination after the New Hampshire primary.”