Rubio raking in big bucks from rich pro-amnesty Republicans by touting his “immigration record” behind closed doors

posted at 11:21 am on April 23, 2015 by Allahpundit

“Marco gives the same speech with donors that he does in public,” one Rubio advisor assured BuzzFeed. I’m sure he’s right. After all, when has Marco Rubio ever said different things to different audiences about his stance on immigration?

I do think it’s safe to say that Rubio’s choosing his words carefully on this subject, even among friends in private settings. All it would take to blow him up for good on the right is a hidden smartphone recorder catching him crowing about amnesty, and he knows it. He’s the safest pick in the field precisely because he’s not prone to huge unforced errors.

According to a half-dozen Republican fundraisers and contributors who have been courted by the Rubio camp, the candidate’s aggressive advocacy for the Senate’s 2013 immigration bill has proved to be a substantial draw within the GOP money crowd — and his campaign has shown little hesitation about cashing in. Even as Rubio labors to publicly distance himself from the legislation so loathed by conservative primary voters, he and his aides have privately highlighted this line in his resume when soliciting support from the deep-pocketed donors in the party’s more moderate business wing…

It isn’t only committed Rubio donors who are swooning after hearing the candidate’s immigration spiel. During a press call in February with other pro-immigration figures in GOP fundraising, California-based fast food CEO Andrew Puzder said that regardless of whatever public murkiness might surround the senator’s position, Rubio had personally assured him he was still dedicated to the cause.

“I actually have spoken with Sen. Rubio on the issue and he has not backed away from wanting immigration reform at all,” Puzder said. “He does think it’s very difficult to do it unless you address illegal immigration first so there may be a step process to doing this. But he’s still a very strong advocate for getting immigration reform that’s effective and helps people, and he’s one of the leaders in our party on this issue.”…

[E]very source interviewed said that no matter how radioactive Rubio’s immigration record might be to the right, it has done nothing but help him in this early stage of the primaries, when filling the campaign war chest is the chief concern. Two Republican fundraisers who have met with Rubio — requesting anonymity to candidly assess his efforts — even expressed surprise at how enthusiastic the candidate has seemed in private to promote his work on the Senate’s immigration bill, given his strong reluctance to do so in public.

It’s true that legalizing illegals has remained part of Rubio’s immigration platform even after the Gang of Eight debacle. When Bob Schieffer asked him last Sunday if he’d sign the Gang of Eight bill as president, not only didn’t Rubio rule it out, he talked specifically about legalization as the third step in his new plan. (Step one: More security.) Norman Braman, who’s shaping up to be one of his biggest donors, told BuzzFeed, “He believes we have to secure the borders first, and I believe we have to secure the borders first.” But then you read that bit about how surprisingly “enthusiastic” Rubio has been in talking up his Gang of Eight work with the pro-amnesty donor class and you wonder how committed he can possibly be to holding the line on security as president if Democrats push hard, as they surely will. If this guy ends up winning backed by hundreds of millions of dollars from the GOP’s pro-legalization wing, how much can he dig in realistically once Chuck Schumer insists that a comprehensive bill is the only way to beat a Senate Democratic filibuster? President Cruz might be willing to hold the line on security because his base is on the right. Rubio’s base, increasingly, will be the center-right and monied establishmentarians. See why he couldn’t give Schieffer a straight answer?

But look. This is why I’ve said all along, contrary to conventional wisdom, that he did himself more good than harm by joining the Gang of Eight. Back in late 2012, when he was mulling whether to join the Gang or not and risk his goodwill among conservatives, I think the sort of pander that BuzzFeed is describing today is precisely what he had in mind. He thought about 2016, realized that no one wins the GOP nomination without having lots of donor-class money behind him, and calculated that the surest way to impress that class would be to go to bat for their pet issue notwithstanding the beating he’d take from tea partiers for it. He took his lumps and his polls dropped, but he knew when the time came that the people who really mattered in choosing a president would remember. And so they have, with Rubio himself happy to refresh the memory of anyone who might have forgotten. This is why I say he’s a smart tactician even when you hate the moves he’s making. He plays the long game, and it’s paying off. I wouldn’t bet against him.

In fact, between the goodwill he’s built with billionaire amnesty fans and the goodwill he’s built with billionaire superhawks, I wonder how much of a money edge Jeb will end up having over him. There’ll be some advantage, no doubt, but probably without the knockout potential that Jeb was counting on. Imagine the irony if Bush ends up losing the primary because another guy in the field convinced the donor class he’s more like Dubya than Jeb is. Speaking of which, in lieu of an exit question, a tribute to my two favorite flip-floppers:


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My family voted for him as Senator, but we are extremely sceptical now.

leader4hru on April 23, 2015 at 2:03 PM

ivorygirl on April 23, 2015 at 1:42 PM

*facepalm*

By all means, be influenced by your doubtlessly wonderful 23 year-old non-political daughter who probably (clearly) isn’t discerning enough yet to know when she’s being lied to by a demonstrated and repeated liar.

Midas on April 23, 2015 at 2:09 PM

After the (deliberate?) distortion of recent Rubio remarks in Spanish, we should disincline to believe such charges at face value. Often people hear what they want to hear for their own reasons.

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If Rubio could run for reelection to the Senate simultaneously (which Florida law forbids), the leftover money from the presidential fund could be used there. But he can’t use it to run for Governor in 2018 – only for federal campaigns.

BUT – if he is not a federal official, he can use all that money to pay expenses for a lot of things, AND pay himself a salary, if he wishes. All perfectly legal, as many really gullible rubes found out when they sent millions to Christine O’Donnell a few years back.

Adjoran on April 23, 2015 at 2:09 PM

Repost of this comment from a FR thread:

The governor’s [Walker] tour will not come close to the real illegal alien problems. Just the crime wave is astounding. Stolen cars, burglary, drugs, gangs, financial drain on local economies, schools, medical, food banks, traffic deaths and accidents. I can show Walker what it’s really about.

Just one hospital in Dallas had 62,000 anchor baby births a couple of years ago, all paid for by us taxpayers. Multiply that by what, 5 grand cost for a normal delivery and you are talking about real money. The mother and child then immediately go on welfare and can bring in other family members who in turn get on welfare. It is said statistically that every anchor baby will cost the taxpayers 250 grand ea. by the time they are 18 years old.

No, Scott Walker [or Rubio] does not know what it really is like or costs. The politicians drank the crap W put out about illegals, ‘they are here to do the work Americans won’t do’.

anotherJoe on April 23, 2015 at 2:09 PM

They better be importing some illegals that will vote GOP instead of Democrat because I’m not holding my nose and voting for any of these losers. I prefer a quick suicide to a slow painful one.

DFCtomm on April 23, 2015 at 2:09 PM

Excelsior, the national newspaper of Mexico: “The American southwest seems to be slowly returning to the jurisdiction of Mexico without firing a single shot.”

Next stop: the rest of the country.

anotherJoe on April 23, 2015 at 2:14 PM

My family voted for him as Senator, but we are extremely sceptical now. When candidates have to chose their words carefully, you know that there are different interpretations under the surface. Jindal & Fiorina for Pres and VP. Honest, conservative, young, male/female, large organizational management and public and private budget experience, and consistent in their views. Unbeatable.

leader4hru on April 23, 2015 at 2:15 PM

Excelsior, the national newspaper of Mexico: “The American southwest seems to be slowly returning to the jurisdiction of Mexico without firing a single shot.”

anotherJoe on April 23, 2015 at 2:14 PM

That’s premature.

DFCtomm on April 23, 2015 at 2:17 PM

Rubio’s attempt to do something with immigration was an effort to avoid Obama’s illegal executive orders knowing that it will be very difficult for a future President to undo them. As long as the Federal Government keeps handing out taxpayer money to parasites, we’re going to have illegal aliens working in fields, hospitality, construction and landscaping. Until the flow of free money stops, we need the labor pool. However, we don’t need to ever make them citizens or give them social entitlements. That’s where Republicans must strike in my opinion.

cajunpatriot on April 23, 2015 at 2:18 PM

we need the labor pool. However, we don’t need to ever make them citizens or give them social entitlements. That’s where Republicans must strike in my opinion.

cajunpatriot on April 23, 2015 at 2:18 PM

The labor participation rate is the lowest it’s been in decades. We don’t need the labor pool. I love to see conservatives so willing to create a dirty underclass of cheap labor in the U.S., and can’t imagine how that might become a problem in the future. We truly do deserve the government we get.

DFCtomm on April 23, 2015 at 2:25 PM

Rubio’s attempt to do something with immigration was an effort to avoid Obama’s illegal executive orders knowing that it will be very difficult for a future President to undo them.

cajunpatriot on April 23, 2015 at 2:18 PM

Huh?

Rubio preferred a legislative treason to an Executive treason because he thinks that an executive treason is more difficult to undo than a legislative one??

WTFFF? Do you listen to yourself? I know that Rubio floated this moronic idea but he’s a brain-dead retard whose only concern is latin america and doing away with the notion of the nation-state.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on April 23, 2015 at 2:25 PM

DrDeano on April 23, 2015 at 12:52 PM

Thank you for mentioning remittances. They are another reason our economy is still in the doldrums. If we replaced all immigrants with native born workers and paid them the same wage, 50-100+ billion dollars would be spent, saved, or invested here in the U.S. That’s some stimulus.

Joseph K on April 23, 2015 at 2:27 PM

Excerpts of a previous comment by Joeseph K:

People understand that legalization without citizenship means citizenship. That position doesn’t fly anymore.

Jeb “Act Of Love” Bush is polling worse among Latinos against Hillary than Mitt “Self-Deport” Romney did against Obama. Maybe Walker, or someone on his team, noticed this and said “hey, this Latino pander thing is not really working”.

Here’s the deal. The safe play loses the White House. The risky play might lose, but it might win, too. A rightward immigration play is the move that can bring back the 4-5 million missing white working class voters / Independents / Reagan Democrats that sit out elections, without compromising leftward. Screw the Latino vote, it’s meaningless.

Rubio is NOT the answer to the “missing conservative vote.” In fact Rubio would make that MUCH worse. Remember, that missing vote is what sunk Romney. I don’t know why Rubio is thinking of running, because if he were nominated it would destroy the party in 2016.

Another point. To win, as Joseph K says, our candidate needs to be solidly AGAINST the illegal menace. But also, our candidate needs to be vocal in the general election about the issue. Unlike Romney was who once he secured the R nomination tried to run away from the issue. Our candidate needs to run ads, talk about the evils of out of control immigration like Drudge does, and the votes will be won. I know, a lot of our candidates won’t do that, not because of the votes, but because they don’t have the fire in the belly to win and won’t run graphic ads etc because they are lily-fingered elitists (like Romney) that don’t want to “offend” anyone in the slightest. So for them, the election is about a benign “economy.” That’s stupid. Look at old Romney now, rocking on his beach chair.

anotherJoe on April 23, 2015 at 2:36 PM

A vote for Rubio is a vote for Obama and Schumer.

and that is a FACT, proven by the gang of 8 disgrace, fully supported, engineered and promoted by Rubio on radio ads for lefty Zuckerberg.

Senator Philip Bluster on April 23, 2015 at 2:41 PM

Joseph K on April 23, 2015 at 2:27 PM

Hey! I hope that it’s ok that I took edits of your comment. I actually was going to edit out the parts about the “safe and risk play” as I didn’t quite understand that. Of course my point was to highlight this:

A rightward immigration play is the move that can bring back the 4-5 million missing white working class voters / Independents / Reagan Democrats that sit out elections, without compromising leftward.

anotherJoe on April 23, 2015 at 2:41 PM

Jebio cannot be trusted.

Norwegian on April 23, 2015 at 2:47 PM

I don’t think so. Now beat me up.

ivorygirl on April 23, 2015 at 1:42 PM

No, not beat you up, but a lesson to teach your child…there was once a man a few years ago that was energetic, young, vibrant, inspirational, likeable, and he won the presidency, and has turned out to be a disaster.

This is the lesson, speeches, likeability, energy, all good traits, and that is what they are traits, but do not substitute for integrity, for leadership, for intellect.

Flowery speeches and great rhetoric, every con man is loveable and likeable, that is how they make their living. Every politician “connects” to be elected.

Now teach her to look at the substance, when the real debates begin, look at his record, does it match up with what he is saying now? Or is he pandering? Youth has it’s advantage, but also it’s disadvantage, could he hold up in negotiations against someone that is polished, has 30 years of hard knocks under his belt? Look how pathetic Obama is compared to Putin, Bibi, or most any other leader, he is over-matched, just by experience alone.

The last “young” president, before Obama, Kennedy, he was massacred by the Russian’s…he was too young, too ideal, to understand the threat, and the wall in Berlin went up months after his election because they mocked him.

Compare the experience, actual world experience, of Rubio than let’s say Carly…you will be shocked at the difference, or of Cruz…

He is a handsome young man, that Rubio, charm the votes right out of you…

right2bright on April 23, 2015 at 2:48 PM

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on April 23, 2015 at 2:25 PM

Reality vs. denial…the decision was made long before Rubio, or anyone else for the matter, suggested legislation. The treason happened long ago.

cajunpatriot on April 23, 2015 at 2:52 PM

Rubio’s attempt to do something with immigration was an effort to avoid Obama’s illegal executive orders knowing that it will be very difficult for a future President to undo them.

cajunpatriot on April 23, 2015 at 2:18 PM

Ha ha ha.

If that were the case, why did Obama desperately want to pass Rubio’s bill?

He held out over a year, hoping that the stupid party would come through for him.

Only when it was abundantly clear that the Gang of 8 bill wouldn’t pass did Obama pass his executive order.

Rubio’s bill was much worse than Obama’s executive order, as it was permanent, affected more illegal aliens, and dramatically increased legal immigration, among other things.

Redstone on April 23, 2015 at 3:01 PM

After the (deliberate?) distortion of recent Rubio remarks in Spanish, we should disincline to believe such charges at face value. Often people hear what they want to hear for their own reasons.

Adjoran on April 23, 2015 at 2:09 PM

What distortion?

You won’t be able to answer, because there was none.

Let’s see what you come up with!

Redstone on April 23, 2015 at 3:03 PM

Reality vs. denial…the decision was made long before Rubio, or anyone else for the matter, suggested legislation. The treason happened long ago.

cajunpatriot on April 23, 2015 at 2:52 PM

Everybody has a plan till they get punched in the mouth.

-Mike Tyson

DFCtomm on April 23, 2015 at 3:11 PM

So electing a backstabbing liar is a good idea eh? Rubio is what he is. He got to the big show and turned a 180. Vote for the amnesty thirsty liar if you will but I’ll save my vote for another. Perhaps this election cycle the base wins the nomination for a change. The failures of the last two rinos doesn’t make me pine for another. Plus I just flat out dislike the guy. He comes across as just too eager to please. And too eager to please the powers that ruined the party in the first place.

phadras on April 23, 2015 at 3:55 PM

After the (deliberate?) distortion of recent Rubio remarks in Spanish, we should disincline to believe such charges at face value. Often people hear what they want to hear for their own reasons.

Adjoran on April 23, 2015 at 2:09 PM

But when reached by phone on Sunday, Conant confirmed to Breitbart News that both transcripts did, in fact, accurately capture what Rubio said in Spanish to Ramos on Univision: That he would, if elected president, not revoke Obama’s first executive amnesty until a legislative solution took its place.

TheMadHessian on April 23, 2015 at 4:00 PM

No, but I want to maintain a good forum on the board that I like to read. But you obviously can’t debate with without name calling.

Good Luck.

Oil Can on April 23, 2015 at 11:54 AM

Politics ain’t beanbag. If you can’t handle the rough-and-tumble here, you should follow Megyn Kelly’s advice and toughen up, Buttercup.

gryphon202 on April 23, 2015 at 4:13 PM

So electing a backstabbing liar is a good idea eh? Rubio is what he is. He got to the big show and turned a 180. Vote for the amnesty thirsty liar if you will but I’ll save my vote for another. Perhaps this election cycle the base wins the nomination for a change. The failures of the last two rinos doesn’t make me pine for another. Plus I just flat out dislike the guy. He comes across as just too eager to please. And too eager to please the powers that ruined the party in the first place.

phadras on April 23, 2015 at 3:55 PM

Electing backstabbing liars is all that ever happens anymore in American politics. Show me an honest politician and I’ll show you an “unelectable” one.

gryphon202 on April 23, 2015 at 4:14 PM

Bare minimum requirement for Presidential candidates:

A solid record of putting the interests of American Citizens above the interests of ILLEGAL aliens.

Senator Marco Rubio disqualified himself from the Presidency when he led the effort to pass the Gang of Eight Immigration Bill.

wren on April 23, 2015 at 4:39 PM

anotherJoe on April 23, 2015 at 2:41 PM

You are welcome to use anything of mine that you see fit. I enjoy your posts and think you make great points.

Your point about Romney is spot on. He went furthest to the right on immigration in both the 2008 and 2012 primaries, to the point where, if you can believe the reports, Jeb “Act of Love” Bush never forgave him. His “self-deportation” meme was sound, if inelegant – illegals do go home when the jobs dry up, as many did post 2008 when the economy collapsed. But in 2012, after he cinched the nomination, Romney, following rerceived wisdom, moved to the center.

Romney, the plutocrat, Wall Street scion, and son of privilege, was always going to have a problem with the working and middle-classes. The Dem’s entire strategy was to beat him up on this, and the “47%” comments didn’t help. Had he stuck to his guns on immigration, perhaps refining it while doubling down, he would have had at least one issue to put him in solidarity with the working/middle classes, while staying in opposition to the establishment Left’s position on the issue. He was never going to win a significant portion of the Latino vote, so why bother with them? It didn’t make any sense then and it doesn’t make any sense now. Romney lost Florida anyway, but more embarrassingly lost his home state, Michigan, and his VP’s home state, Wisconsin. States that he might have won had he remained conservative on immigration.

Joseph K on April 23, 2015 at 4:45 PM

Joseph K on April 23, 2015 at 4:45 PM

Good analysis.

The GOPe obsess over the “self deportation” comments, which hardly anyone cared about, at the time, and paper over the 47% comments, which were obviously far more damaging to his campaign.

Mr. Amnesty, John McCain did only 4% better w/ Hispanics despite being to the left of Gutierrez on immigration.

Redstone on April 23, 2015 at 4:56 PM

You are welcome to use anything of mine that you see fit. I enjoy your posts and think you make great points.

Had Romney stuck to his guns on immigration, perhaps refining it while doubling down, he would have had at least one issue to put him in solidarity with the working/middle classes, while staying in opposition to the establishment Left’s position on the issue. He was never going to win a significant portion of the Latino vote, so why bother?

Joseph K on April 23, 2015 at 4:45 PM

Thanks. And you are totally nailing it with the immigration issue. This idea that Republicans need to “get the amnesty issue off the table” is completely upside down. The issue helps us, a lot. Worse, of course, with the demographic changes that shills like Rubio push for, over a longer period we would be facing a more and more socialist electorate. Amnesty and lax immigration wins us nada.

And on Romney, he just thought his “on paper” positions were all that mattered, and that the electorate is just like a two-dimensional left / right line of people falling somewhere on that line, and Romney thought that all he had to do is appear half a millimeter more conservative than his opponent to get everyone to the right of that.

But that’s NOT what the electorate is.

The electorate is flesh and blood people that often have views on different issues from both the left and right (like they may be against amnesty but for higher taxes on the rich), so you got to champion a certain issue to make that issue become paramount in their minds, or another issue that they don’t agree with you on is likely to rise to the fore for them. Romney, for all his supposed technocratic acumen, was a real loser in politics.

anotherJoe on April 23, 2015 at 5:31 PM

That degenerate Sheldon Addledson backed Romney in 2012 after his first choice, the media-scolding corpse, Newt Gingrich, flamed out, giving him $10 million plus. Anyone wondering why Romney pitched to the center on immigration in the general (besides received wisdom) should keep that fact in mind.

Joseph K on April 23, 2015 at 5:51 PM

The rest of America is not voting in the “Koch Primary” or the “Adelson Primary”. Screw these people.

Joseph K on April 23, 2015 at 5:53 PM

Unfortunately I wouldn’t bet against him either. One of the last I want to win the nomination though.

cat_owner on April 23, 2015 at 6:18 PM

No, not beat you up, but a lesson to teach your child…there was once a man a few years ago that was energetic, young, vibrant, inspirational, likeable, and he won the presidency, and has turned out to be a disaster.

She hated Obama, it was what he said, not how he said it. She’s a smart girl with good conservative values, even though she gripes every time I turn on Fox News, or any news for that matter. :) Big difference between Obama and Rubio – Rubio has good (maybe not great) republican values, not crazy progressive, marxist values at his core like Obama, so he can’t make the mistakes Obama made…. and you also go on to compare him to another young DEMOCRAT, Kennedy, (you forgot Bill Clinton by the way who was 46), so you’re making false and unfair comparisons.

Her reaction reminded me of the way I felt when I first heard Reagan speak at the republican convention when he had lost the nomination to Gerald Ford. I was just 10 at the time and I remember saying to my mother, why can’t we vote for him? If Rubio has 1/2 of that, I say he’s a good pick. I’m not saying I’m influenced by my daughter, I’ve liked Rubio ever since I heard a speech he gave to the Florida house. Has he disappointed me?absolutely. But I know I will never get everything I want. And I agree with you, I like both Carly and Cruz, but they can’t win, and I want a winner this time, I’m tired of watching my country go to sh!t.

And I named my dog Reagan, that’s how much I still idolize that man and how conservative I am. And I think I’ve already done a damn good job teaching my child, thank you, no further lessons required.

ivorygirl on April 23, 2015 at 6:25 PM

Carly Fiorina ran HP into the ground. She is routinely rated as one of the worst CEO’s of all time. At least Romney made money for his firm.

Fiorina never met an H-1B1 visa holder she didn’t like. She’s a McCain Republican. Why are we even talking about her? Identity politics? No thank you.

Joseph K on April 23, 2015 at 5:05 PM

And great points you made here on Fiorina on the other thread. CA RINO Fiorina is bad news.

Here’s a few more links to keep in mind when running her down.

A general primer on her HORRIBLE senate campaign: http://contrapundit1.blogspot.com/2010/09/fiorina-take-stand-or-lose.html

An solid example of Fiorina’s incompetent senate campaign: Day 2, (Conservatives) John and Ken Blast Carly Fiorina for Making a Fool of Herself on Prop 23: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9XVb8dXdQs

In the above video Fiorina shows her inept skittering on a climate change related question. In it Fiorina also says she is FOR costly solar and wind renewables to “combat global warming.”

Here’s another related to the Prop 23 “I’m not going to take a stand” issue, this minute video mocks Fiorina for her floundering answers in a later press conference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biOjZqeyIF8

anotherJoe on April 23, 2015 at 6:28 PM

“Hurt me once, shame on you. Hurt me twice, shame on me.”

No, no, Rubio.

BigAlSouth on April 23, 2015 at 6:56 PM

ivorygirl on April 23, 2015 at 1:42 PM

My 21 year old son thinks that Rubio is two-faced as far as amnesty. He doesn’t trust him.

annoyinglittletwerp on April 23, 2015 at 8:02 PM

Marco Rubio cannot be trusted at all.

David Blue on April 24, 2015 at 12:27 AM

I notice Rush is calling us the “Single Issue” crowd, because we won’t overlook Rubio’s push for amnesty. Even Mark Levin is still a Rubio fan. If the leftist can win over Rush and Levin, there is no hope.

Alabama Infidel on April 24, 2015 at 11:41 AM

I like Ann Coulter better than Rush anyway. And she’s not ashamed to be a single issue voter if the issue is losing the country. Which is what mass immigration is about.

Also, it’s really two issues: mass immigration, and trust. Someone who will sell you out once will sell you out a thousand times.

Marco Rubio cannot be trusted at all.

David Blue on April 24, 2015 at 1:14 PM

Marco Rubio cannot be trusted at all.

David Blue on April 24, 2015 at 1:14 PM

The voters will find another corruptocrat to latch on to. Rubio’s transgressions will be forgotten a year from now.

gryphon202 on April 24, 2015 at 2:25 PM

The voters will find another corruptocrat to latch on to. Rubio’s transgressions will be forgotten a year from now.

gryphon202 on April 24, 2015 at 2:25 PM

Marco Rubio needs to point to his other great legislative achievements besides signing up with the Gang of Eight, but he hasn’t got any.

David Blue on April 24, 2015 at 2:29 PM

Rubio has a major ‘open borders’ streak. In the end, this will doom his campaign.

Freddy on April 27, 2015 at 1:38 PM

The more i read and listen to people from Florida, the more its clear– Marco Rubio is a two faced liar whose political ambitions ate his soul.

His kind of valueless dishonesty always leads to vindictive progressive policy once in a position to govern. Unfortunately for Rubio, he is in the GOP where it is the wrong election cycle for his shtick.

I wont vote for him but hey, i dont have millions to hand over to his “war chest”, so im sure he really wouldnt care.

What a complete fraud.

I wouldnt be surprised if David Corn already has nice audio of Rubio admitting how much he is for amnesty…..just wait until October of 2016 when it “leaks”.

Or we could just let Rubio disappear and take that golden parachute he has, nicely hidden away…..its been set up for him by these same dirt bags, from what ive read.

alecj on August 27, 2015 at 9:06 AM

“More good than harm signing the Gang of Eight”? Really? Smooth-talking young Hispanic, conservatives would be happy with him except for this mistake. The money men ride the Jeb train, then the Rubio train, then…vote Hillary, according to reports. AP, you can keep backing an amnesty flavor of the month, eventually he will be asked a question about it during a debate and get hammered for it.

We remember.

waelse1 on December 10, 2015 at 8:26 PM