Santorum Clarifies Concerns on Women in Combat

GOP 2012 candidate: "I was talking about the emotions of men."
3:00 | 02/10/12

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Transcript for Santorum Clarifies Concerns on Women in Combat
You said yesterday that women in combat that -- their emotional issues here that date as I was saying about men's emotionally she's not win. That's something that I've talked about repeatedly that lot of issues that was one of them these. -- what he's in. While men who are you know certainly in our culture our you know and -- Focused on if someone with a woman is in trouble obviously -- -- to react to try to try to protect him and and and care for that person that's something that. That is that is built and culturally its built in in. And so my concern is that that they. The -- that in that situation. Is that focused on the mission that may be more concerned about protecting someone may be vulnerable position. Position. It's on top of that you know just to simply physical strength and capabilities. May be out there in addition with there's you know you wouldn't and a woman and if you're injured. The ability to be able to -- that person Baghdad there's just there aren't their physical limitations there are perils of the emotional complications from -- serving in combat. -- -- front line intense. It is very obvious dangers to pass the women have served -- served. Wonderful things you don't hear anything and I think they have enough they do have opted to serve in dangerous positions. But it's that they -- I mean these are very dangerous positions and that's and I certainly understand that respect that it. And admire him for doing so but I think about it on the front -- -- this is not the best places. Aqsa mosque I think the -- All right.

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