Santorum: Obama wants Americans to go to college to become indoctrinated

Rick Santorum accused President Obama of wanting Americans to go to colleges and universities that will indoctrinate them to be liberals.

"It's no wonder President Obama wants every kid to go college," Santorum said Wednesday in Florida, according to CBS News. "The indoctrination that occurs in American universities is one of the keys to the left holding and maintaining power in America. And it is indoctrination. If it was the other way around, the ACLU would be out there making sure there wasn't one penny of government dollars going to colleges and universities, right?"

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In Obama's State of the Union speech a day earlier, he called on higher-education institutions to become more affordable or face funding cuts from the federal government.

"Higher education can't be a luxury — it is an economic imperative that every family in America should be able to afford," Obama said in his speech.

Santorum said that if higher-education institutions "taught Judeo-Christian principles," "they would be stripped of every dollar."

"If they teach radical secular ideology, they get all the government support that they can possibly give them," Santorum continued. "Because, you know, 62 percent of children who enter college with a faith conviction leave without it."

Santorum's comments continue down a route of attack on Obama he's taken in the past, accusing the president of saying every American has to go to college.

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