The front-runner's response to hostile questioning from Megyn Kelly is to lay the sarcasm on thick.
Rick Santorum complained Tuesday -- back before he won both Alabama and Mississippi and his mood brightened -- that Fox News was in the bag for his rival Mitt Romney. That charge doesn't really make much sense at all: Not only have many Fox personalities praised Santorum and bashed Romney, it's the former Massachusetts governor who seems to have trouble whenever he goes on the channel. Back in November, there was his very testy interview with Bret Baier. And an appearance on Megyn Kelly's America Live Wednesday continues the trend.
Romney finds himself in a frustrating situation: his campaign is clearly more disciplined, better organized, and better funded than his rivals', and it's almost mathematically certain at this point that he'll win the nomination. But he can't convince GOP voters to unite around him, and it seems like his annoyance is starting to show in the interview. Kelly came out with some tough questions, and played a clip of him talking about why he thought a federal mandate for health insurance was a good idea. (He instituted such a mandate in Massachusetts and used to support it nationally, but now says he thinks mandates are not an appropriate federal solution.)