But it was all a democrat conspiracy .... or so his supporters on here said.
Not just Santorum — Romney did something similar. While he was preparing for and running the Olympics in Salt Lake City, he was a legal resident of Utah because that entitled him to better tax treatment. When he then ran for Governor of Massachusetts, there was an inconvenient seven-year residence requirement. To be eligible to run, he “moved” from Utah to Massachusetts — retroactively.