On Fox News’ “Hannity,” frontrunner lumps in rising Pennsylvanian with flamed out anti-Romneys Pawlenty, Cain, Bachmann, Perry and Gingrich, accuses ex-Sen. of starting the negative ad war.
Romney: “He was the first person in the campaign to run negative ads attacking me. He did that through his campaign in South Carolina. His PAC also ran negative ads against me and then he’s got the most negative ad I’ve seen so far, the one attacking me for attacking him.”
Questions Santorum’s fiscal conservatism: “Look, Washington had Republicans go there who were going to try and reign in spending and they started acting like Democrats…When it comes to economic conservatism, I’ve got the record he does not have.”