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Marco Rubio’s big week
Daily Caller, by Matt K. Lewis

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 2/7/2013 5:49:45 PM

By any objective measure, Sen. Marco Rubio had a big week. It was announced he would give the Republican response to the State of the Union. He was the guest at the first-ever “BuzzFeed Brews.” National Journal explained why he’s “Not Your Grandfather’s Republican.” And, oh yeah, he’s on the cover of TIME magazine. This is all impressive. But it’s also presents a challenge. Republicans need and want a leader who is capable of occasionally garnering favorable press. On the other hand, you can expect some conservatives to be suspicious of a Republican who gets too much positive coverage

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 2/7/2013 5:54:09 PM     (No. 9164457)

I am very suspicious if he is proposing amnesty in any shape or form.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bob913, 2/7/2013 6:37:01 PM     (No. 9164529)

Rush is still promoting Rubio. I say dump him. He is dangerous for America.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PageTurner, 2/7/2013 6:38:39 PM     (No. 9164532)

I distrust him because he´s a creature of Jeb Bush. I don´t want more of that Big-Spending, new-programs-for-seniors, suck-up-to-the-left, zero-drilling, tsa-creating, do-what-the-neocons-say-and-get-us-mired-in-a-big-long-incompetent-war, imagine-every-arab-loves-democracy naive frat-boy approach of theirs. The Bushites have much to answer for.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/7/2013 6:42:06 PM     (No. 9164537)

So what is the plan? We don´t need to either attack or applaud generalities. Give us specifics and then we can draw conclusions.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: PageTurner, 2/7/2013 6:42:26 PM     (No. 9164538)

Above all, I don´t like the way the Bushites (which Rubio is the stalking horse for, now) shut out the libertarian faction, the faction that knows and loves free market economics. Bush never quite got it on libertarian Milton-Friedman style economics - he hired fools like Paul O´Neill, a truly stupid man if there ever was one and did what Karl Rove told him on protecting the union-thug-infested steel industry through tariffs - the thugs repaid Bush for that by electing Obama. Libertarianism was a key part of the Reagan success story and Bush never got that. It´s why his presidency is something no one wants to ever see again, except in comparison to Obama.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: PageTurner, 2/7/2013 6:45:03 PM     (No. 9164542)

Bush was also responsible for crooked Hank Paulson and the do-nothing SEC which brought us the 2008 crisis through its do-nothing approach. He didn´t have the guts to get rid of the CRA, and he didn´t have the cojones to enact Chilean Model private social security accounts. He ran skittering away at the first sign of trouble.

Please oh please, let the next GOP president be a heavy duty libertarian to balance this miserable picture out!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dr fate, 2/7/2013 6:50:06 PM     (No. 9164549)

As I´ve said before, I really care less about Rubio´s stance on immigration than I am disgusted by the fact that at this point in our history, with so many battles to be chosen, he is obsessed with a LIBERAL issue and is fighting on their battleground.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: hisself, 2/7/2013 8:31:38 PM     (No. 9164645)



Rubio, along with all but 3 Republican Senators, voted to confirm a traitor as Secretary of State!

Either he is stupid, which I doubt, or he doesn´t care about the USA, only about his rise to power.

Obviously, right and wrong don´t mean much to him!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lalo, 2/7/2013 9:35:46 PM     (No. 9164707)

Nor grammar to some posters....

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Reply 10 - Posted by: yorkiemom, 2/7/2013 9:45:13 PM     (No. 9164722)

Gee, I´m confused. How can Rubio be so highly thought of and with the Bushies? I thought other posters have been saying the Bushes want Jeb for our next president. So, wouldn´t they be hating Rubio for the attention he is getting? I just can´t keep up with all of the in-the-know people.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/8/2013 12:21:04 AM     (No. 9164869)

As far as Rubio is concerned the liberal media will push him along, get what they can out of him to support liberal political positions, and will then drop him like a rock when the time comes just as they have done to Republicans many times before.

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