Rick Santorum, who has previously grumbled that Ron Paul was acting as a wing man for Mitt Romney, has now complained that the Drudge Report is backing the former Massachusetts governor.

In an interview with Bill Cunningham of 700AM WLW out of Cincinnati, Santorum was asked whether he had hung up on Scott Sloan, another of the station’s hosts, on Thursday. “It’s on The Drudge Report that you hung up on Scott Sloan,” Cunningham said.

Santorum responded: “That’s baloney. I was driving and we lost the call and I called him back two minutes later and we finished the conversation. Drudge, again showing for Romney, gets the facts wrong.”

Sloan later said that it was a “bald face lie” that Santorum called him back.

Allegations that Matt Drudge’s eponymous website is sweet on Romney have been around for months and have gained traction since voting in the GOP race began on January 3rd. Certainly, the proponderance of stories that are favourable towards Romney has been striking at times, as detailed by the Huffington Post’s Sam Stein here.

Read More at The Daily Mail By Toby Harnden, The Daily Mail

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