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The Blaze's S.E. Cupp and Charles Blow Clash on Santorum Electability

Blow argued that "Rick Santorum scares the bejesus out of people."

There are tense and diverse opinions among media commentators and Americans right now on whether Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is 'electable.'  Some commentators have fumed in hysteric disbelief that Santorum may be the Republican nominee for president, others argue that polling shows his message is gaining support among the electorate.

Appearing on MSNBC's "Jansing & Co" GBTV/The Blaze commentator S.E. Cupp debated the issue of Rick Santorum's electability and actual message with New York Times columnist Charles Blow.

Blow argued that "Rick Santorum scares the bejesus out of people," and compares him to former Delaware Republican candidate for Senate Christine O'Donnell, who was successful in the Republican primary but lost in the general

Cupp argued that support for Santorum has gone up as media attention shifted to social issues with the HHS ruling, and believes that Santorum can still be successful in the election moving forward if he "pivots" his campaign focus.

“He has to make the argument that the social issues, these moral issues are also economic issues," Cupp said. "He can do that. I have seen him do it on the stump. He needs to do it on the national stage.”

Mediaite video of the exchange:

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