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    Murdoch Supports Santorum on Twitter

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 14:  News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch delivers a keynote address at the National Summit on Education Reform on October 14, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  Rupert Murdoch was the keynote speaker at the two-day National Summit on Education Reform.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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    Rupert Murdoch appears to be getting the hang of Twitter. He used his new account to signal support for Rick Santorum Monday night, tweeting that Santorum is the “only candidate with genuine big vision” for the United States. It wasn't quite an endorsement, but Murdoch went on to praise Santorum in other tweets, saying it was “good to see santorum surging in Iowa.” That may be bad news for Fox contributor Alan Colmes, who yesterday made the bizarre claim that Santorum took his dead son home and “played with it for a couple of hours so his other children would know that the child was real.” He has since apologized.

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