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Borowitz says Santorum seeks complete merger of church and state

The satirist says the candidate wants to create a merged one-stop entity called “Sturch.”

Just so there can be no misunderstanding, this is a joke (sort of) from political satirist Andy Borowitz:

LANSING (The Borowitz Report) – Telling a crowd of supporters that the separation of church and state “makes me want to throw up,” GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum today proposed replacing church and state with a new entity he called “sturch.”

“Merging church and state into sturch will benefit all Americans,” he said.  ‘Except maybe Jews.’

Mr. Santorum said that the combined entity would offer greater convenience to the American people than the separation of church and state currently does, since Americans would be able to get salvation and motor vehicle renewals at the same place every Sunday.

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