Santorum’s Most Unsavory Moments — VIDEO

Jan. 6, 2012, 1:19 p.m.

Rick San­tor­um on Thursday ques­tioned a new Pentagon move to let wo­men fill thou­sands of front­line jobs, say­ing that it could com­prom­ise a mis­sion “be­cause of the emo­tions that are in­volved.”

After his com­ment made head­lines overnight, he cla­ri­fied on Fri­day that he was talk­ing about men’s emo­tions in re­ac­tion to see­ing wo­men in harm’s way. 

This isn’t the first time that San­tor­um has tan­goed with con­tro­versy. Click through to watch some of the re­marks that have got­ten the former sen­at­or from Pennsylvania in­to hot wa­ter.