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UPDATED: Rick Santorum "Condemns" Booing Gay Soldier

...via TPM's Livewire:
Appearing on Fox News just now, Rick Santorum, who took the first answer after members of the GOP debate audience booed an openly gay soldier, says that he does indeed “condemn” the booers.

“That soldier is serving our country,” he told the show, and said he would have reacted at the time, if only he’d heard the cries. “I did not hear those boos. I certainly would have responded to them,” he said.
Kudos to Santorum.

That was one of the concerns that I had; the candidates not being able to hear the boos. James Joyner also said as much this morning:
I don’t know what the acoustics of the room are; something audible on television, which relies on microphones throughout the room and careful processing by a production team, may not be audible on the stage.
Agreed.

Still, my previous comments apply.

UPDATE: now with video.