Poll of Latino voters: Hillary 66, Rubio 28

posted at 4:41 pm on July 1, 2013 by Allahpundit

Any poll where you’re down nearly 40 points is a bad poll, but this is as good for him as a bad poll can be.

Rubio, meanwhile, carries a narrow 31-29 positive favorability rating. Some four in 10 probable Hispanic voters, though, say they don’t know the Florida lawmaker, who has helped push for comprehensive immigration reform in the Senate…

The top performing Republican among Hispanic voters was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who carries a 38-12 percent favorability rating. Half of voters though say they have no opinion of Christie.

Despite being more popular, Christie trails Rubio when Hispanic voters were asked who they would vote for in a Republican primary, pulling just 14 percent to Rubio’s 29 percent. Bush (13 percent), Ryan (11 percent), and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) at 9 percent round out the top 5.

The Democratic leads only increase in hypothetical head-to-head match-ups with possible Republican candidates Ryan or Bush.

How is this “good” news for Rubio when he doesn’t even have the highest favorable rating from Latinos among Republicans in the 2016 field? Because, while it’s true that nominating Rubio won’t bring the GOP anywhere close to winning 51 percent of Latinos in 2016, that’s not the party’s goal. The goal is to win big among whites and narrow the Democrats’ advantage among blacks and Latinos as much as possible. Lose Latinos 80/20 and we’re in trouble; lose them 58/42 and we’re likely in business. The reason Rubio’s rolled the dice on immigration reform is because it not only gives him added appeal to Latinos who might be intrigued by his heritage and the historic nature of his candidacy, but it gives him a crucial “electability” argument to make to rank-and-file Republicans. He can win Latinos lose fewer Latinos! And there are a lot of Republicans out there, as John McCain and Mitt Romney could tell you, for whom perceived electability is the core concern. In fact, although Hillary would be the toughest Democrat to beat, the fact that she’s so fantastically popular with Latinos — a 73/17 favorable rating — arguably strengthens the case for Rubio by suggesting that only a groundbreaking Latino nominee will have a fighting chance of keeping her from winning that demographic overwhelmingly.

Another key tidbit from the same poll conducted by Latino Decisions:

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Granted, it’s one thing for pro-immigration-reform voters to say they’ll vote for someone who champions their pet issue and another thing for them to actually do it. And granted, if you believe the rhetoric coming out of the House (which I really don’t), there’s virtually no chance of a bill passing both chambers that has a special path to citizenship in it for illegals. Again, though: The name of the game here is electability, and that number helps Rubio make his case to GOP undecideds that he’s Mr. Electability in the field. Don’t forget too that when the first primary polls between Hillary and Obama were taken in 2007, Hillary won the black vote easily; that quickly changed as O’s candidacy gained credibility, the theory being that many black voters were unfamiliar with Obama initially and didn’t think a black candidate had a real chance to win. Maybe you’ll see some lesser variation of that with Latinos — early support for the Democratic nominee and then, as they get to know Rubio, some switching as the campaign wears on. There won’t be any sort of sea change of the sort you saw among blacks between Hillary and O for the simple reason that that was an intraparty dispute, with the candidates pushing similar philosophies, and this would be an interparty one. But you may see some. Expect to hear Team Rubio mention it early and often if/when he gears up to run.

One gray lining in the silver cloud for Rubio fans, though: If Democrats see their support among Latinos starting to erode, they’re going to ratchet up the election-year demagoguery from an eight or nine to 11. Some of that will involve escalating attacks on Rubio and the GOP as anti-Latino (“Don’t forget, Rubio demanded more border security before rubber-stamping amnesty!”) but mostly, I think, it’ll come in the form of promises to Latino voters to relax some of the harsher rules in the new immigration law, if one passes, or to pass something lax themselves if nothing has yet. This is the flip side to the argument that we should nominate Rubio to neutralize Hillary’s Latino advantage. If Rubio really does end up being stronger with Latinos than anyone expects, the pressure on Democrats to pander on immigration even more than they usually do will be tremendous. We might well end up with an immigration law even weaker than Gang of Eight bill. Going to be a tough “electability” calculus for Republicans come 2016.


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LOL That is awesome.

cynccook on July 1, 2013 at 4:44 PM

HAHAHAHA told ya jerkio

ChunkyLover on July 1, 2013 at 4:44 PM

JUDAS!

renalin on July 1, 2013 at 4:44 PM

No! Rubio, pleeeeease! You’re our only hope to beat Shillary in 2016!

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SailorMark on July 1, 2013 at 4:46 PM

Its ok, he’ll run as a democrat by then.

phatfawzi on July 1, 2013 at 4:46 PM

A bonus for Clinton is that she can claim that she had nothing to do with Rubio’s bad amnesty bill that allowed so many criminals to stay in the country.

BuckeyeSam on July 1, 2013 at 4:46 PM

The goal is to win big among whites and narrow the Democrats’ advantage among blacks and Latinos as much as possible. Lose Latinos 80/20 and we’re in trouble; lose them 58/42 and we’re likely in business.

Actually, no. We’d be out of business. Because the Latino vote is miniscule. 8% in the 2012 election which meant that even 70% of that demographic going to Romney wouldn’t have been enough to deliver him the Presidency. The key is to get the GOP base to turn out and right now I can’t think of a worse possible candidate for that task than Rubio. Even CRISTie wouldn’t be as toxic and that’s saying something.

Doughboy on July 1, 2013 at 4:46 PM

Yeah, it really worked well for you. What a Dufus.

Oil Can on July 1, 2013 at 4:47 PM

Poll of Latino voters: Hillary 66, Rubio 28

Karma, baby.

Kent18 on July 1, 2013 at 4:47 PM

Good thing he’s pushing amnesty. If not, he’s number with latino’s would be in the toilet. Oh wait…never mind.

dirtseller on July 1, 2013 at 4:47 PM

Oh, we are so screwed.

aryeung on July 1, 2013 at 4:47 PM

A few more polls showing Rubio below 30% with Hispanics and he’s going to have to come out for expanding food stamps.

Mark1971 on July 1, 2013 at 4:49 PM

I love the timing of this poll. Dear GOP sell-outs, heed this well and bear in mind that Romney got 27% in 2012. For Pete’s sake, George Bush got 44% of the Hispanic vote in 2004! There’s no way that some other factors are at play here behind the scenes for Rubio to be flogging this so very hard.

cynccook on July 1, 2013 at 4:49 PM

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Tolja, Reconquista Rubio.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 4:49 PM

Wow.

ctmom on July 1, 2013 at 4:50 PM

Poll of normal thinking White voters

Rubio – Who?
Hitlery – Not again!

Philo Beddoe on July 1, 2013 at 4:50 PM

…lose them 58/42 and we’re likely in business.

Write that down and let’s check it in November, 2016. I think I just saw a pig with wings on.

IndieDogg on July 1, 2013 at 4:50 PM

the fact that she’s so fantastically popular with Latinos — a 73/17 favorable rating — arguably strengthens the case for Rubio

Clearly Republicans will be able to get a good chunk of people that <3 Hillary Clinton if they just pass some more big government programs!

aryeung on July 1, 2013 at 4:50 PM

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What an idiot fool. Laugh in his face. Then cry for America.

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 4:51 PM

Basically, this poll is proof that Latinos won’t vote for Republicans even if they support the Senate Amnesty bill.

Rubio, who wrote the Amnesty bill, gets the same Latino support as Romney did last year.

sentinelrules on July 1, 2013 at 4:51 PM

At least with Hillary, you know where you stand.

SailorMark on July 1, 2013 at 4:52 PM

He’d probably do better if he wore a hoodie.

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 4:52 PM

Hmmm. Hispanics seem to be racist, though not misogynistic. Chris Matthews will want to ponder this poll result.

MTF on July 1, 2013 at 4:53 PM

I doubt Rubio can read cursive.

tetriskid on July 1, 2013 at 4:53 PM

Basically, this poll is proof that Latinos won’t vote for Republicans even if they support the Senate Amnesty bill.

Rubio, who wrote the Amnesty bill, gets the same Latino support as Romney did last year.

sentinelrules on July 1, 2013 at 4:51 PM

Not exactly…

It seems to indicate (partially) that a lot of Latinos have no clue who Republican candidates are.

Now, that does seem to suggest that some of the “Hispandering” just isn’t paying off. Also, that seems to suggest that a lot of Latinos are low-info voters. Oh, joy.

aryeung on July 1, 2013 at 4:53 PM

The way to win votes from the recipient class is to offer them other people’s money. If Rubio is willing to do that, he might win 10% of the democrat vote in a general election.

But he’ll lose 20% of the GOP vote as they stay home.

BKeyser on July 1, 2013 at 4:54 PM

Why is anyone talking about Rubio for President in 2016? A first term Senator who is ineligible running for President? We’ve already seen that act…how’s that working out? I don’t care what party he belongs to. He has proven himself to be an unprincipled liar.

rjh on July 1, 2013 at 4:54 PM

Hey Reince, Karl etc. See them numbers? How stupid are you people to know that was what the numbers were, and what they always will be, Yet you go forward with the destruction of America, because it just has to work this time?

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 4:54 PM

Hispanics are not that big a share of voters, why is everyone so obsessed with them? Yes their share will grow some, but not by that much. Stopping amnesty will throw cold water on future immigration.

Whites are still the overwhelming majority of voters. Winning some independents and turning out an energized base is what wins elections. Look at how McCain and Romney failed: they were both liberal republicans designed to appeal to independents, but who the base couldn’t care less about.

Reagan didn’t win by being a wishy washy liberal, he won by being a solid conservative and selling independents on conservatism. Liberals were SO AFRAID of Sarah Palin accomplishing the same thing that they were going nuts trying to destroy her before she could run.

kaltes on July 1, 2013 at 4:55 PM

He’d probably do better if he wore a hoodie sombrero.

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 4:52 PM

FTFY

VegasRick on July 1, 2013 at 4:55 PM

Just one speech from Hillary with a heavy “Mexican” accent and the race is over.

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 4:56 PM

FTFY

VegasRick on July 1, 2013 at 4:55 PM

Gracias, Amigo!

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 4:56 PM

Scott Walker 2016.

Throat Wobbler Mangrove on July 1, 2013 at 4:58 PM

I doubt Rubio can read cursive.

tetriskid on July 1, 2013 at 4:53 PM

LMAO!!!

ToddPA on July 1, 2013 at 4:58 PM

It doesn’t matter how many Latino votes he gets, if it causes the base to not vote.

Barred on July 1, 2013 at 4:58 PM

Either Rubio wants to be one of the few Republicans left standing after the demise of the GOP or he’ll switch parties.

Seriously… I don’t care about these political games and how masterful they’re being played, I care about the state and future of the United States. And this BS legislation is quite possibly the straw that will break out backs, it will kill the country and the Republican party (honestly if the Republicans pass this legislation I will be glad to see the party go, the country on the othe hand…).

So pfft on all those who are still supporting Rubio – the guy is dangerous to us and a useful tool for them, we need him gone and to stay gone.

Ukiah on July 1, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Just one speech from Hillary with a heavy “Mexican” accent and the race is over.

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 4:56 PM

I’m No mas Taaaaaaaaard!

ToddPA on July 1, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Gracias, Amigo!

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 4:56 PM

de nada gringo!

VegasRick on July 1, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Just one speech from Hillary with a heavy “Mexican” accent and the race is over.

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 4:56 PM

Hey. Ese. I ain’t no waays tiiired.

SailorMark on July 1, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Just one speech from Hillary with a heavy “Mexican” accent and the race is over.

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 4:56 PM

I’m No mas Taaaaaaaaard!

ToddPA on July 1, 2013 at 4:59 PM

Jo bet mee to et!

VegasRick on July 1, 2013 at 5:01 PM

He is a fool and a traitor.

81% of the foolish FL Rs think “he’s doing a good job”.

How stupid are you, really?

Schadenfreude on July 1, 2013 at 5:01 PM

Eat it, Rubio.

beatcanvas on July 1, 2013 at 5:02 PM

Hillary/Rubio — 2016

Schadenfreude on July 1, 2013 at 5:02 PM

kaltes on July 1, 2013 at 4:55 PM

You are so right, why are we catering to these SOB”s? If we would devote half our time to the Black community, a quarter to the independents and at least not piss off the base we would be in power forever.

hip shot on July 1, 2013 at 5:03 PM

The GOP establishment and Rubio just dont get it. Latino voters are on record as Democrat leaning on the issues…it doesnt matter who is responsible for opening the border.

If Amnesty gets through Congress and Rubio does SOMEHOW get the GOP nomination in 2016, it doesnt matter if he wins 50% of hispanics because he will lose even more “Republican” voters to apathy than Romney did.

Dont forget the other possible outcome of amnesty. Rubio may be running against a third party candidate as well as Hillary. Otherwise expect it to be the lowest turn out in a Presidential election for the GOP in decades.

The GOP cannot beat Hillary in 2016, playing their typical game of “nominate the RINO”. Democrat voters dont care about issues, they dont care about the downward spiral of the country, they just show up. You think the GOP is going to get out their base….oh, wait, if they pass amnesty, they no longer have a base.

That isnt even counting people like me who have already decided to leave the GOP. The only way im showing up in 2016 for their nominee is if its Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, or a TRUE Constitutional conservative to be named later.

The GOP is seconds away from being irrelevant…..

alecj on July 1, 2013 at 5:06 PM

You are so right, why are we catering to these SOB”s? If we would devote half our time to the Black community, a quarter to the independents and at least not piss off the base we would be in power forever.

hip shot on July 1, 2013 at 5:03 PM

at least Blacks have a history of voting majority Republican

ChunkyLover on July 1, 2013 at 5:07 PM

He’ll have to run to left of Crist to beat him or he’ll run with Hillary in 2016.

Schadenfreude on July 1, 2013 at 5:07 PM

illiniDiva and terryonline will be here shortly to explain
to everyone that this poll is trash, and Rubio is
“reaching out” to Hispanics!

ToddPA on July 1, 2013 at 5:07 PM

But…But…But Immigration reform!

tbrickert on July 1, 2013 at 5:08 PM

hip shot on July 1, 2013 at 5:03 PM

Ok, confession time. I said “we” would be in power forever. I’m quite sorry, I don’t think Republicans could do that. I admit. It is early afternoon and I’ve had a couple of beers, I have two Senators (Corker and Alexander) I have written to both to get effed’. Maybe should have waited before sending it, but man I’m pissed at the RINO’s and Repubs who are co-dependents with them. I am not a Republican anymore! My coming out!!!!!!!!!!!!

hip shot on July 1, 2013 at 5:09 PM

A few more polls showing Rubio below 30% with Hispanics and he’s going to have to come out for expanding food stamps.

Mark1971

And in support of Obamacare.

xblade on July 1, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Poll of People Who Like Liars: Hillary 60, Rubio 40

Behind here, too.

LetsBfrank on July 1, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Uh Allah….pull the other finger….

Rubio is as done as Christie.

I’ve held my nose for a candidate for the last time….

it’s time for the Moderates to hold their nose.

harlekwin15 on July 1, 2013 at 5:10 PM

What would those numbers look like if Rubio switched to the democratic party?

What then would hispanic polling look like – Rubio vs. Ted Cruz????

redguy on July 1, 2013 at 5:11 PM

i literally lol’d

Sachiko on July 1, 2013 at 5:12 PM

I guess if we are going to bear witness to the destruction of the Republic we can laugh at the idiots who are causing it to happen along the way. Rubio is a disaster.

echosyst on July 1, 2013 at 5:12 PM

Muy Mal.

La Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!

El Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!

Rubio is muy tonto.

portlandon on July 1, 2013 at 5:12 PM

What would those numbers look like if Rubio switched to the democratic party?

What then would hispanic polling look like – Rubio vs. Ted Cruz????

redguy on July 1, 2013 at 5:11 PM

What do you mean switch?

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 5:13 PM

INCONCEIVABLE! (shouted using my best ‘that guy from Princess Bride’ voice/pronunciation)

Midas on July 1, 2013 at 5:13 PM

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 4:49 PM

Heh, laughter is contagious :)

22044 on July 1, 2013 at 5:13 PM

I love you guys. My initial reaction upon seeing this headline was full blown guffawing and then I wondered, is it awful that I am so sick of these traitors that I am filled with glee at the thought of him being 40 points down to Shrillary…with LATINOS no less?!

Thanks for never making a gal laugh alone ;)

hollygolightly on July 1, 2013 at 5:14 PM

INCONCEIVABLE! (shouted using my best ‘that guy from Princess Bride’ voice/pronunciation)

Midas on July 1, 2013 at 5:13 PM

You keep using that word…

22044 on July 1, 2013 at 5:14 PM

How do you say toast in Cuban?

LetsBfrank on July 1, 2013 at 5:14 PM

So the candidates have been selected for us three years in advanced and the Hispanics are the only voters?

davidk on July 1, 2013 at 5:15 PM

It’s because Rubio is a White Cuban.
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LetsBfrank on July 1, 2013 at 5:17 PM

By all means, pass that amnesty bill, STAT! That way his approval among Latinos can disintegrate further. Screwed by Schumer. Florida needs to make sure Rubio is one and done.

totherightofthem on July 1, 2013 at 5:17 PM

I am not a Republican anymore! My coming out!!!!!!!!!!!!

hip shot on July 1, 2013 at 5:09 PM

Welcome to the party pal, I have been indy for a long time because the r’s have not been R enough for me since 2006. I used to still donate to the RNC but now I send all their mailers back with the same message “$0 – get back to me when you stop acting like the democrats”.

VegasRick on July 1, 2013 at 5:17 PM

At least with Hillary, you know where you stand.

SailorMark on July 1, 2013 at 4:52 PM

Tell that to Chris Stevens.

nico on July 1, 2013 at 5:17 PM

I guess if we are going to bear witness to the destruction of the Republic we can laugh at the idiots who are causing it to happen along the way. Rubio is a disaster.

echosyst on July 1, 2013 at 5:12 PM

That’s all I can do of late. I think Boehner and Ryan will push through a phony tough security bill, it will get watered down even further in conference, none of the security will ever be enforced, and we go down the economic tubes in a couple of years. Not a slowdown. A total catastrophic event. I think most of our government sees it coming, and they are just trying to settle as many leftist, socialist, elitist scores as they can before it happens.

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 5:20 PM

Tell that to Chris Stevens.

nico on July 1, 2013 at 5:17 PM

Ouch.

VegasRick on July 1, 2013 at 5:21 PM

The quote says “Hispanics,” but AP says “Latinos.” I don’t know what to call them.

Dongemaharu on July 1, 2013 at 5:21 PM

I think Hillary has already hit her peak. From here to Nov. 2016 we will hear more on Benghazi, more on Hillarycare, more on lack of achievement as Sect. of State and lack of business or executive experience. That will take a toll on the people in this poll just acting on name recognition. Those who say they foresee a Hillary landslide more than three years before the vote may be trying to scare off the competition.

KW64 on July 1, 2013 at 5:22 PM

How do you say toast in Cuban?

LetsBfrank on July 1, 2013 at 5:14 PM

“Rubio”

SailorMark on July 1, 2013 at 5:22 PM

I should have been clearer: I sarcastically telling the House to help Rubio out here.

totherightofthem on July 1, 2013 at 5:22 PM

In basic terms, if Killary/Rubio ticket runs, then its 100% Latino vote, right?

If this is not a clear cut proof to GOP that liberals vote for a dead rock as long as it has a D next to it, then I am not sure what other argument can ever convince them.

Remember, liberals are “the most educated and informed group” in Omerika.

riddick on July 1, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Or, I was talking to the House. Time to go home.

totherightofthem on July 1, 2013 at 5:23 PM

How is this “good” news for Rubio when he doesn’t even have the highest favorable rating from Latinos among Republicans in the 2016 field?

Senor Rubio currently polls higher than the Supreme Court?

“Among Hispanic voters, 31% hold a favorable view of Sen. Rubio, just edging the 29% with an unfavorable view. Rep. Paul Ryan and Jeb Bush are upside down on favorability by 11 and 12 points respectively. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who was an outspoken critic of the Senate amnesty bill, actually has a better net-favorable rating than all three. 25% of Hispanic voters view him favorably, against 20% with an unfavorable view…

Voters know when a politician is pandering. Republican leaders would be better served articulating their long-standing core principles, rather than shape-shifting for short-term political benefit. Rubio’s standing in this poll of Hispanics ought to be a cautionary tale of that….”

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/07/01/Poll-Rubio-Matches-Romney-Among-Latino-Voters

workingclass artist on July 1, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Oh good lord.

If you’re just looking at crass demographics, Hillary’s appeal to white women far outweighs Rubio’s appeal to hispanics in terms of raw number of voters it will move.

The establishment GOP has fallen hook, line and sinker for the “demography is destiny” hispanic-voter argument and they are wrong.

alwaysfiredup on July 1, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Welcome to the party pal, I have been indy for a long time because the r’s have not been R enough for me since 2006. I used to still donate to the RNC but now I send all their mailers back with the same message “$0 – get back to me when you stop acting like the democrats”.

VegasRick on July 1, 2013 at 5:17 PM

Same here. I flat out told them amnesty means no $ from me or my family. I’m done with these people.

totherightofthem on July 1, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Tell that to Chris Stevens.

nico on July 1, 2013 at 5:17 PM

Touche!

SailorMark on July 1, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Maybe if they poll the ones that are currently crossing he would have better numbers. Last posted number of those caught was about 100,000 year to date just in one south Texas sector. Makes you wonder how many made it through. I’m happy that Pres. Obama told us the border is secure. But, I think he forgot to tell those crossing it.

DDay on July 1, 2013 at 5:24 PM

En este punto, ¿qué posible podría diferencia?

Midas on July 1, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Will we subjected to Rubio polls everyday until we come around…?

d1carter on July 1, 2013 at 5:25 PM

El Fagr describes Morsi as first president ever who comes with a timer!

Could Rubio be the first Senator with a timer?

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 5:26 PM

The quote says “Hispanics,” but AP says “Latinos.” I don’t know what to call them.

Dongemaharu on July 1, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Latanics? Sounds evil.

Histinos? Sounds like a corn chip.

Midas on July 1, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Sweeeet!

Valiant on July 1, 2013 at 5:27 PM

Will we subjected to Rubio polls everyday until we come around…?

d1carter on July 1, 2013 at 5:25 PM

If AP’s driving, absolutely. But he’ll be sure to point out which ones are ‘dubious’ for you.

Midas on July 1, 2013 at 5:28 PM

I think most of our government sees it coming, and they are just trying to settle as many leftist, socialist, elitist scores as they can before it happens.

oldroy on July 1, 2013 at 5:20 PM

I wonder if the military will go along with protecting our betters in their homes?

VegasRick on July 1, 2013 at 5:28 PM

En este punto, ¿qué posible podría diferencia?

Midas on July 1, 2013 at 5:24 PM

Not much. Son dos mismos.

DDay on July 1, 2013 at 5:30 PM

If this bill passes, Obama’s mission is accomplished. How ANY member of the GOP or DNC could vote for this just sickens me. The Marxist’s goal is the complete destruction of the middle class. It is the only thing that stands in the way of the Marxist Socialist’s goals. The real goal… I do not trust this government any longer. Either side.

Key West Reader on July 1, 2013 at 5:33 PM

El Fagr describes Morsi as first president ever who comes with a timer!

Could Rubio be the first Senator with a timer?

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Rubio should face a recall. He may just get one.

Key West Reader on July 1, 2013 at 5:35 PM

but it gives him a crucial “electability” argument to make to rank-and-file Republicans. He can win Latinos lose fewer Latinos! And there are a lot of Republicans out there, as John McCain and Mitt Romney could tell you, for whom perceived electability is the core concern.

Rubio’s about as “electable” as those two clowns were.

Rae on July 1, 2013 at 5:37 PM

Rubio should face a recall. He may just get one.

Key West Reader on July 1, 2013 at 5:35 PM

That empty water bottle could beat Rubio.

tetriskid on July 1, 2013 at 5:39 PM

Good luck trying to take credit for an Obama accomplishment. And be ready to be called on it too. Obama’s not going to share the ‘victory.’

El_Terrible on July 1, 2013 at 5:40 PM

You’re getting my cankles up!

punditbob on July 1, 2013 at 5:41 PM

….oh, wait, if they pass amnesty, they no longer have a base.

alecj on July 1, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Bingo. But in that case it hardly matters. If we get 10s of millions of new big government voters then there will never be a conservative President again and the Republicans will be a regional party.

Fenris on July 1, 2013 at 5:41 PM

Yes but if Amnesty get passed the gap will close to Hillary 65.9, Rubio 28.1!!!

With a brain as big as a flea
What fools these RINO be

MaiDee on July 1, 2013 at 5:42 PM

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Stop it, yer killin’ me!

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Tolja, Reconquista Rubio.

Resist We Much on July 1, 2013 at 4:49 PM

THREAD WINNER!!!!!

Talon on July 1, 2013 at 5:44 PM

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