Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): US Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum has described rival Mitt Romney as 'the worst Republican in the country to put up against Barack Obama.'
After a rally at the South Hills Country Club in Franksvilles, asked Republicans to 'pick any other Republican in the country' than Romney, based on issues that make the former Massachusetts governor 'uniquely disqualified' to run against Obama, CBS News reports.
When questioned by reporters, Santorum clarified that he meant Romney was the worst candidate 'to run against Barack Obama on the issue of health care, because he fashioned the blueprint.
According to the report, Romney spokesman Ryan Williams quickly issued a statement in response.
"Rick Santorum is becoming more desperate and angry and unhinged every day," the statement said.
"He see conservatives coalescing around Mitt Romney and he's rattled by the backlash caused by his suggestion that keeping Barack Obama would be better than electing a Republican. He's panicking in the final stages of his campaign," it added. (ANI)
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