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Rick Santorum: Sure, I'd be Mitt Romney's Vice President

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

Rick Santorum has spent the past few weeks unrelentingly bashing Mitt Romney, saying things such as Romney is the "worst Republican" to face President Obama and suggesting that four more years of Obama would be better than a Romney presidency. But in classic political fashion, Santorum now says he would put all of that behind him to be Romney's running mate.

The New York Post reports that during an interview on The Christian Broadcasting Network on Monday, Santorum was asked if he would consider joining the Romney ticket if Santorum fails to win the nomination himself.

"Of course," Santorum responded. "I mean, look: I would do in this race -- as I always say, this is the most important race in our country's history. So I'm going to do everything I can."

When Brody asked if this was just Santorum's way of "keeping your options open," he said, "I'll do whatever is necessary to help our country."

Santorum was also quick to point out that his scathing attacks on Romney, such as saying he is not a true conservative and mocking his aide's already infamous "Etch A Sketch" comment, are really nothing personal.

"I like Mitt Romney, I think he will make a great contribution to our country, I hope it's at some capacity within my administration in the future, but I have no personal problem with Mitt, and wish him the very best," Santorum said.