GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Rick Santorum's argument that President Barack Obama is a snob because he wants all Americans to go to college only reveals that Santorum is the real snob, Black Snob editor Danielle Belton argues in a blog entry.

Rick Santorum, college graduate and presidential candidate, recently argued that Barack Obama, college graduate and current president of the United States, was a "snob" because he wanted all Americans to have the opportunity to go to college. Santorum argued that this seemingly benign thing had malevolent intent because college is the place Liberals are made — or something. Ignoring the fact that pretty much everyone running for president, including himself, went to college, and in the case of the GOP candidates, somehow they all went to college and weren't turned into sodomites and radical black leftists. Nope. They went to college and are still their same obnoxious, narcissistic selves. Because, as you know, college is a place where you get an education, not a "re-education."

From The Washington Post:

“Not all folks are gifted in the same way,” Santorum told a crowd of more than a thousand activists at the Americans for Prosperity forum in Troy, Mich. “Some people have incredible gifts with their hands  .. . President Obama once said he wants everybody in America to go to college. What a snob.”

This from Penn State graduate Santorum, who was famously late for the ultra-conservative wing of a conservative party who admitted he was pro-choice until he ran for public office.

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How convenient. But also, how opportunistic to appeal to the most far of the far right who detest a fictional version of Obama, warped by a contradictory myriad of lies. How predictable a move for Santorum when running against a weak and "moderate" seeming Mitt Romney who has failed to set the electorate on fire.

When all else fails, appeal to people's celebration of ignorance.

Read Danielle Belton's entire blog entry at the Black Snob.