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Rubio’s Resurgence
National Review, by Eliana Johnson

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Posted By:jackson, 5/12/2014 8:10:06 AM

He may have waged a candidacy against establishment forces, but Rubio was never a typical tea-party candidate. In 2016, that part of his political profile will come in handy. He has crossover appeal. For one, Jeb Bush was, in 2010, one of the primary backers of his tea-party bid. For this reason and others, Madden says, Rubio was never a “perfect fit” in the tea-party world. Nonetheless, according to Madden, conservative voters took to him for his ability to “communicate on our core issues from the heart and to make the intellectual case for conservatives as well as anybody out

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Like the daily "calls" for Jeb, Boy-Rubio´s support is a mile wide and an inch deep. C´mon, we won´t be fooled again.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: god of irony, 5/12/2014 8:17:42 AM     (No. 9845319)

No thank you.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Dixie, 5/12/2014 8:39:26 AM     (No. 9845342)



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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/12/2014 8:49:45 AM     (No. 9845360)

We are not going to forget "Rubio´s Treason." Boehner and gang are still jockeying to slip through Amnesty late one night during a three day weekend. He was all the political cover the Gang of 8 needed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: HPmatt, 5/12/2014 8:55:09 AM     (No. 9845365)

Lamestream media and GOP are throwing anything at the wall to try and prevent Mike Lee or Ted Cruz as the nominee.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 5/12/2014 8:59:00 AM     (No. 9845371)

It´s obvious posters here won´t vote Rubio. Posters here aren´t typical voters. We read more and pay attention to everything. Most voters don´t. Rubio has many positives going for him. Ideally he should wait until 2020 or 2024. If he runs in 2016 he´ll be formidable. The Bushes and their fundraisers will back him. He will have a strong appeal to Latino and women voters. He puts Florida safely in the GOP column. Most of the big bucks will go on the candidate who can win in November. Rubio can win.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 5/12/2014 9:06:18 AM     (No. 9845377)

From the photo being run on another, never-to-be-named news clipping site, he has a certain Zippy-esque cant to his noble visage.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StormCnter, 5/12/2014 9:20:42 AM     (No. 9845395)

Oh, I would, #5, if he is the one still standing after the 2016 convention. But, until then, I continue to hope Marco waits for another cycle.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: horacer, 5/12/2014 9:50:27 AM     (No. 9845453)

#7 I would too.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jimmiet, 5/12/2014 10:41:05 AM     (No. 9845528)

Leadership is surely lacking. Biden, Hilary, Jeb, Marco? Now there´s 4 folks who couldn´t form a quorum to exit a burning building.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/12/2014 11:00:38 AM     (No. 9845564)

Those with ill intentions are always pushing a candidate our way, hoping we will commit suicide, or erase ourselves from the universe.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 5/12/2014 11:06:29 AM     (No. 9845575)

Citizen Cane Sugar will never resurge with me.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: RancherJack, 5/12/2014 11:28:02 AM     (No. 9845623)

The Havana Mafia has a big investment in Rubio



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Reply 13 - Posted by: TXknitter, 5/12/2014 6:20:53 PM     (No. 9846149)

I keep reading and have yet to see any evidence of a Rubio "resurgence." We would barely know his name were he not Hispanic. Think about it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Starlady, 5/12/2014 6:51:41 PM     (No. 9846165)

#1 character flaw of Rubio is he is a LIAR. He can say anything he wants in his campaign speeches ( just like Obama did), but you cannot believe a word of what he says because he is a known liar.

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