Rick Santorum's image is being used to
promote a video on demand website which sells gay and straight
The ad by site HotMovies.com takes a
swipe at the GOP presidential candidate's “Google problem.”
In 2003, Santorum spoke out against the
Supreme Court legalizing gay sex in the then-pending case of Lawrence
v. Texas: “And if the Supreme court says that you have the
right to consensual sex within your home, then you have the right to
bigamy, you have the right to polygamy, you have the right to incest,
you have the right to adultery. You have the right to anything.
Does that undermine the fabric of our society? I would argue yes, it
does.” He linked gay sex to “man on dog.”
Gay activist Dan Savage responded to
Santorum's likening of gay unions to bestiality by running a contest
to define the word “santorum” and creating SpreadingSantorum.com,
a website dedicated to promoting the definition.
Santorum (san-TOR-um) n. 1. The frothy
mixture of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of
The site has been so popular it often
ranks high on searches for “Rick Santorum.”
HotMovies.com's ad features Santorum in
a dark suit along with the caption: “THANKS TO THE INTERNET, YOU
CAN'T GOOGLE THIS GUY'S NAME. THANKS TO US, YOU CAN SEE HOW ITS
Early in the GOP nominating contest,
Santorum called on Google to remove Savage's site and suggested that
the company was not acting because it was biased against him.
“To have a business allow that type
of filth to be purveyed through their website or through their system
is something that they say they can't handle but I suspect that's not
true,” he told POLITICO.com.
Gingrich endorsed by adultery club.)