Yesterday, having already whipped up a frothy controversy by telling Puerto Rico to speak English, Rick Santorum decided to go all-in with his public bitching by declaring war on pornography on his website. The porn industry isn't going to take this one lying down though: "It's ridiculous," Steven Hirsch, founder of Vivid Entertainment, told the Daily News. "I find it ironic that [Republicans] are about less government until it comes to issues like pornography when they want more government. This will never work."

Santorum argued in the screed that pornography is "toxic to marriages and relationships," and contributes to "misogyn and violence against women" including prostitution and sex trafficking. Santorum vowed to appoint an Attorney General dedicated to vigorously enforcing federal “obscenity” laws. Joanna Angel, who has appeared in numerous adult videos and is the owner of XXX-film production company Burning Angel Entertainment, said porn stars were struggling with the economy as much as any industry, and Santorum is being "infuriating" by threatening to take away the few areas of distribution they have left.

"I wish people would stop seeing us as immoral monsters, and understand that we struggle with the same problems lots of other Americans struggle with right now," she added. And what exactly will Santorum define as "hardcore?" Is anything with nudity obscene? And what about porn movies that skirt the line between porn and art? Would Santorum really deny the world films like Last Tango In Paris, or This Ain't The Smurfs?

Ryan Keely, another adult film actress and sex advice columnist, got to the heart of Santorum's culture war, saying Santorum "is clearly an attempt to excite his conservative base." Oh, but Santorum has already done that with the topless photo of him you can see above, which was taken yesterday by a passenger from an Atlantis all-gay cruise. Of course, even Santorum was grossed out by pictorial evidence of his pecs: “I’m sure it’s not a pretty sight."