Adventures in Language With Rick Santorum

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Santorum winning the nomination: "Just hard" bordering on impossible.
Santorum winning the nomination: "Just hard" bordering on impossible. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

At a campaign stop at the American Legion in Westerville, Ohio, today, Rick Santorum took a moment to talk linguistics. As the Huffington Post reports:

"This election is about big things. It is about whether [sic] the flame that our founders lit in writing that document in 1776 in the face of impossible odds. Impossible odds. We use that term impossible as if it doesn't really mean impossible, just hard.Well that day it was impossible."

Fail.