Foster Friess is a wealthy Republican who is infamous for sponsoring Rick Santorum’s campaign. He says that many things haven’t been “hammered” in the 2012 campaign because Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney have focused on attacking each other. He said that they are now ready to target Obama and that he hoped his “teleprompters are bulletproof.” He stated, shortly after, that he regretted making this statement. The Los Angeles Times reports:
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Foster Friess, a wealthy Republican who helped fund Rick Santorum’s presidential run but is now supporting Mitt Romney, used gun imagery Wednesday to describe the campaign against President Obama.
“There are a lot of things that haven’t been hammered at because Rick and Mitt have been going at each other,” Friess said during an interview on Fox Business Network. “Now that they have trained their barrels on President Obama, I hope his teleprompters are bullet-proof.”
Friess told ABC News that he regretted the statement immediately after making it.
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