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Santorum Clarifies Jenner Comments Did Not Indicate a Policy Change

In an interview with BuzzFeed’s Rosie Gray yesterday, quadrennial social conservative candidate Rick Santorum sounded surprisingly supportive of former decathlete Bruce Jenner’s transition from male to female, announced in a Diane Sawyer interview last week.

“If he says he’s a woman, then he’s a woman,” Santorum said. “My responsibility as a human being is to love and accept everybody. Not to criticize people for who they are.”

On Facebook Sunday, Santorum was quick to clarify that he was not altering any of his policy stances:

Many of you may have read a story published by the website BuzzFeed where I was asked for my thoughts regarding Bruce…

Posted by Rick Santorum on Sunday, May 3, 2015

In the interview Jenner also came out as Republican.

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