Santorum in Arizona

For Rick Santorum, the “big mo” in Arizona has probably come too late.

The former Pennsylvania senator has made little effort to woo the Grand Canyon State, where delegates are awarded on a winner-take-all basis. Instead, Santorum has focused on Michigan, where delegates are awarded proportionally and where his blue-collar message is likelier to resonate. But two polls (by CNN/Time and by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling) released this week showed Santorum just a few points behind Romney in Arizona. (A third poll, however, by NBC/Marist, found Santorum trailing Romney by 16 points.) Santorum has also changed his tune, campaigning in the state the day before the debate.

Keep reading this post . . .