“He’s everything we need and more,” Wallace, a former aide to President George W. Bush and an adviser on Sen. John McCain’s 2008 campaign, said on ABC’s “This Week.” “He’s modern. He knows who Tupac is. He is on social media. ”

A clip of Rubio mentioning Tupac was played at the beginning of the show.

Wallace continued on Rubio: “He’s part of the sort of — he has all the blessings of the old political establishment. He’s close to the younger Bushes. He and Jeb Bush and George P. Bush create what I call that axis of enlightenment when it comes to immigration. I mean, he’s got the policy. He’s in touch with, I think, the lives of ordinary people. And he’s a very accessible guy. He talks about being a working dad and juggling his own priorities.”