Last weekend, Louisianans took their turn at the ballot box, overwhelmingly choosing Rick Santorum – the candidate who has been most shamelessly pushing the hot buttons of religion in the service of his electoral ambitions. Santorum racked up 41,556 more votes than Mitt Romney, giving him one of his largest margins of victory yet this cycle.  Dr. G. Pearson Cross, a much sought-after commentator on Louisiana politics, joins us this week to provide historical perspective and to help break-down the results. When not commenting on Louisiana politics for people like us, Dr. Cross spends his time playing jazz piano, enjoying southern cooking and molding new sought-after commentators as assistant professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.

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