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(Video) Is Rubio the NEXT Romney?
http://youtu.be/DR-FyZQQA38 ^ | Scott Ryan

Posted on 02/07/2013 9:28:38 PM PST by publius321

Topics: Dr. Benjamin Carson's keynote speech and Rush's adulation toward Marco Rubio.

Rubio to be the GOP elite's candidate to receive their coronation (Déjà vu):

The Rush Limbaugh Show (If Scott was There) episode #1 (video)

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: benjamin; carson; rubio; rush
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1 posted on 02/07/2013 9:28:45 PM PST by publius321
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To: publius321

Rubio is at least certainly the next Jeb Bush.


2 posted on 02/07/2013 9:31:19 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: publius321

The next big loser?


3 posted on 02/07/2013 9:37:50 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: publius321; a fool in paradise

I dunno, but who’s gonna be the next Rubio?


4 posted on 02/07/2013 9:39:45 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Paladin2

I just saw something in the news about Jeb Bush running for President( http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/bush-presidential-run-2016/2013/02/05/id/488978 )

So Rubio can’t be the next Jeb Bush.

I think he’s the “next Romney” because he’s pretty. The only problem is that his hair looks to be thinning; so by 2016 he might have hair plugs making him perhaps to be the next Biden.


5 posted on 02/07/2013 9:42:45 PM PST by publius321
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To: Revolting cat!

“I dunno, but who’s gonna be the next Rubio?”


When I say “the next”, I d not mean to compare their personal attributes but rather to say that he looks to be the next “anointed one” who has the benefit of always being Fox’s generic Republican against Hillary (or whomever, perhaps 0’s 3rd term) in every poll, every hour of every year.

He will be the one who benefits as Karl the -—hole Rove assassinates the character of every front running conservative through Rove’s ignoble, lying, slanderous commercials throughout the primaries.

That’s what i mean by “the next Romney”


6 posted on 02/07/2013 9:49:34 PM PST by publius321
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To: publius321

“Rubio to be the GOP elite’s candidate to receive their coronation (Déjà vu):”

If he’s the next GOP choice, I’m for someone else. Anyone else...


7 posted on 02/07/2013 9:55:27 PM PST by babygene ( .)
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To: publius321

I know, I was just teasing. We could also say about him, or rather ask, if he’ll be the next McCain, the choice of the country club, like so many of them are since, oh, I don’t know, Gerald Ford or Spiro Agnew perhaps.


8 posted on 02/07/2013 9:56:44 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: publius321

I know everyone is gettign all excited abotu Rubio- But I’ll say it here and nowe that there is just somethign I don’t quite trust about him- It’s kind of like tthe feeling I had abotu Christie before he turned traitor on the GOP- I never trusted Christie and I’m gettign the same kind of gut feeling about Rubio too for soem reason- perhaps it’s how he’s worded thigns i nthe past, or maybe it’s soemthign else, I dunno at this point- reserving judgement until such time as he proves himself a reliable solid right wing conservative-


9 posted on 02/07/2013 10:08:25 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: CottShop

I only go for GOP candidates because I hate Dems and liberals.


10 posted on 02/07/2013 10:13:29 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: publius321; everyone

How about putting 2016 on the back burner until after 2014's elections?

11 posted on 02/07/2013 10:14:22 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: onyx
everyone


12 posted on 02/07/2013 10:17:21 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: publius321

Answer: Yes.

If anyone from FL gets my vote in 2016 (assuming white middleaged males are allowed to vote by then... I envision simply thinking of owning a semiautomatic spitball shooter will be a felony by 2016)...

...I will write in LTC Allen West.


13 posted on 02/07/2013 10:17:46 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: publius321

Jeb is the next Romney - Rubio is the next Herman Cain.


14 posted on 02/07/2013 10:20:10 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Revolting cat!
LOLOLOL. Particularly to you, Revolting cat! !!
15 posted on 02/07/2013 10:21:01 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: publius321

So we are already sniping Rubio and he has not thrown his hat in the Ring!!!


16 posted on 02/07/2013 10:21:42 PM PST by tallyhoe
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To: tallyhoe

Yes, we’re throwing him and his hat under the bus!


17 posted on 02/07/2013 10:23:28 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: publius321

I don’t get the hero worship. I like Sarah Palin because she seems to be a decent person who shares both my political ideology and faith. She also has the political popularity to have a chance of making a difference on a large scale. There are plenty of people who are just as good as her, but they don’t have the popularity necessary to get into the right circles. That said, I’d oppose Sarah Palin if she started espousing things like an immigration amnesty (unless, of course, she had a very good explanation that would address my concerns).

Then you have Marco Rubio. Here’s a guy that pretty much came out of nowhere without a political track record (that I know of) of doing anything substantially conservative other than talking a good game. He played some sports in college, moved almost immediately into “public service” as a state representative, and was only recently elected to his first term as a US senator. He also revealed himself some time ago as an amnesty supporter—as soon as the border is secure of course. Yet, people were already saying he would make a great president.

Now I understand Barack H. Obama came out of virtually nowhere—no private or public sector governing/management experience whatsoever, but that doesn’t mean Republicans have to nominate someone like him. Sarah Palin, frankly, doesn’t have a substantial track record of conservative governance either, but her record looks pretty solid compared to Rubio.

So again, what’s with the Rubio worship? It doesn’t seem very conservative at all. Do we really need a political aristocracy on the right that’s like the one on the left (except ours will have “R” next to their names)???? If we must, can we at least pick ones that believe in conservative ideology rather than the likes of the Bush family who only appear conservative enough to get elected????


18 posted on 02/07/2013 10:23:44 PM PST by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: onyx

We waited until the last minute the last time, aqnd look at the dolt we had running agaisnt dear leader- I think conservatives want to get a good grasp of whos goign to run next- I’m afraid though- judgign by the media’s push of christie and kkkuomo- that those two are goign to be in the running- christie is trying to tap into the liberal vote by beign a traitor to the right- and settign himself up for a run I beleive- then you’ve got kkkuomo gunning for the position too promissing aqll kinds of government aid and liberal ideals- peopel are rightfully nervous about hte next election after the disaster of the last one- and they want ot know how the potentials stack up now, before beign blindsided at the last minute- The GOP field is weak- with no real standouts to speak of that we can tell at htis point-


19 posted on 02/07/2013 10:38:15 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: publius321

How about the next Reagan?


20 posted on 02/07/2013 11:04:11 PM PST by bigbob
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To: CottShop

It’s because he’s part of the john mccain good guy, bad guy charade.


21 posted on 02/07/2013 11:06:49 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: publius321

Rove we can be sure is for Jebbie in 2016. The Republican primary voters will likely want Jebbie because “it’s his turn”, and they have “heard of him”.


22 posted on 02/07/2013 11:18:58 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: Paladin2

Both, Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush are for amnesty for illegal immigrants, so both are unacceptable! All members of the GOP who are for amnesty for illegal immigrants are unacceptable!


23 posted on 02/07/2013 11:49:32 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: Mr. Jeeves

Saying he is Herman Cain seems a bit too conservative for Marco. Rubio’s more of a Michael Steele — a GOparty man through and through.


24 posted on 02/08/2013 1:53:46 AM PST by Waryone
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To: publius321

Rubio cannot win a general election.....he is too pro Amnesty for conservatives.....and too Cuban to bring in Mestizo and Mexican American voters

If you give Illegal Aliens Amnesty, how can you be trusted to fight Islamic Terrorists


25 posted on 02/08/2013 2:41:17 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: Revolting cat!

I see the Democrat’s strategy of ‘Divide and Conquer’ is working here on FR.

Who needs opposition when we are bent on destroying ourselves? Rubio isn’t even a declared candidate, yet the usual chorus has struck up the tune. Alinsky would be proud.

I’m convinced, with few exceptions, this place has become a haven of Democrat sock puppets and low information useful idiots with the sole intent on keeping us arguing amongst ourselves.


26 posted on 02/08/2013 3:21:51 AM PST by MDspinboyredux
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To: publius321

Rubio!!!...No, Christie!!!...RUBIO!!!...CHRISTIE!!!...Oy vey...


27 posted on 02/08/2013 3:37:02 AM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: CottShop

Rubio is amazing. He is smart, great speaker, good family,and he is Christian. He isn’t the typical smooth talking politician, so I can see how one wouldn’t immediately warm up to him. He is cautious, and that comes across as distant -so what. I met him at the Coalition of Family Values, and at a fundraiser for another politician. His wife is gorgeous, he has 4 adorable kids,and most importantly Rubio HAS VALUES.

Don’t let the RATS trick you, Rubio is a good man.


28 posted on 02/08/2013 3:40:24 AM PST by mgist
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To: onyx

HERE HERE....I agree

Let’s win this 2nd Amendment battle and take back the Senate with some real American Citizens that care about real American principles.

Look at Cruz for example. I have never been prouder of my one vote in all of my life. I hope I can say the same in 2014 when Cornyman gets primaried.


29 posted on 02/08/2013 3:42:31 AM PST by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: MDspinboyredux
"I see the Democrat’s strategy of ‘Divide and Conquer’ is working here on FR."

I agree, people need to understand how Marxists work. They infiltrate, divide, slander, and conquer. They have attacked the Catholic church that way for years. If God remains our common bond, it won't work. We have to have faith that God will lead the way.

30 posted on 02/08/2013 3:44:22 AM PST by mgist
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To: mgist

Rubio is just another Romney RINO pushing amnesty for 30 MILLION ILLEGAL CRIMINAL ALIENS - i.e. new d’rat voters for a permanent socialist majority.

Stay out da Bushes...and the Rubios!!!!!!!

America can ONLY be saved with a true Conservative....and Rubio sure ain’t one!


31 posted on 02/08/2013 3:44:52 AM PST by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: SeminoleCounty
"If you give Illegal Aliens Amnesty, how can you be trusted to fight Islamic Terrorists?"

This my FRiends, is how the RATS will try to divide us. Reagan gave amnesty to millions, and successfully fought the Marxist terrorists of his time.I'm not saying that Rubio is the one, but if he is a nominee, I have no doubt that is God's will. Regardless, he is a good man.

32 posted on 02/08/2013 3:51:13 AM PST by mgist
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To: MDspinboyredux
I see the Democrat’s strategy of ‘Divide and Conquer’ is working here on FR. Who needs opposition when we are bent on destroying ourselves? Rubio isn’t even a declared candidate, yet the usual chorus has struck up the tune. Alinsky would be proud. I’m convinced, with few exceptions, this place has become a haven of Democrat sock puppets and low information useful idiots with the sole intent on keeping us arguing amongst ourselves.

I couldn't agree more. Rubio isn't the next Romney. He's the next Reagan. We need to be able to reach out to all the LEGAL Latinos in this country, the ones who can vote legally, and we need to reach out to them in their language and counter the Democrats' lies. Rubio can do that.

33 posted on 02/08/2013 3:54:06 AM PST by Bryan
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To: publius321

My underanding is that Rubio isn’t eligible, so he’ll never get my vote if that is true.


34 posted on 02/08/2013 4:20:37 AM PST by voicereason (The RNC is the "One-night stand" you wish you could forget.)
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To: publius321

My underanding is that Rubio isn’t eligible, so he’ll never get my vote if that is true.


35 posted on 02/08/2013 4:20:37 AM PST by voicereason (The RNC is the "One-night stand" you wish you could forget.)
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To: publius321

My underanding is that Rubio isn’t eligible, so he’ll never get my vote if that is true.


36 posted on 02/08/2013 4:20:37 AM PST by voicereason (The RNC is the "One-night stand" you wish you could forget.)
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To: publius321

My underanding is that Rubio isn’t eligible, so he’ll never get my vote if that is true.


37 posted on 02/08/2013 4:20:37 AM PST by voicereason (The RNC is the "One-night stand" you wish you could forget.)
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To: publius321

My underanding is that Rubio isn’t eligible, so he’ll never get my vote if that is true.


38 posted on 02/08/2013 4:20:42 AM PST by voicereason (The RNC is the "One-night stand" you wish you could forget.)
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To: Paladin2

The last 2 presidential elections the lame stream media picked the GOP candidate from the get go. Juan McLame was their darling until he got the nomination and then they turned on him. The same with Romney, they vilified all the other candidates until we were left with Mitt. Here we go again, they are pumping up Rubio and Christie and will see who is the weakest and will push him like crazy. Then during the general election they will pull the rug from under him. If the lame stream media is for them we should be against them. Get behind a true conservative and have a platform of core conservative fiscal ideas. Most of all leave the abortion issue alone, for now! All these so called front runners this last election blew it when they touched the third rail of abortion. Right now we need to get the country fiscally under control then work on other issues.


39 posted on 02/08/2013 4:28:24 AM PST by pietraynor (Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. Ronald Reagan)
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To: mgist

I like Rubio as well. Very well-spoken. A great communicator. Which, sadly, is half the battle in today’s age. I think it will be good if He runs. I’d like to see more specifics in regards to policy before getting completely behind Him.

FYI. He did a great interview with Buzzfeed. It was about 45 minutes long. Some good stuff.


40 posted on 02/08/2013 4:35:49 AM PST by justice14 ("Christ is Victorious" / @rjustice21)
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To: mgist
He isn’t the typical smooth talking politician, so I can see how one wouldn’t immediately warm up to him.

Rubio's resume:

High school.
Law school.
Politics.
That's it.

He looks pretty. He talks pretty. He's won elections. Put his resume up against the field of 2012 Republican candidates. Oh, how far we've fallen.

41 posted on 02/08/2013 4:49:16 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: pietraynor
All these so called front runners this last election blew it when they touched the third rail of abortion. Right now we need to get the country fiscally under control then work on other issues.

That's what Reagan and Senator Howard Baker said in 1981.

42 posted on 02/08/2013 5:30:20 AM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: mgist
Don’t let the RATS trick you, Rubio is a good man.

Yes, but you know how the GOP works - it's a hierarchy. Since 2016 is nowhere near "Rubio's Turn", it can only be concluded that those among the GOPe who are pushing him think a token Hispanic will be the key to overcoming Democrat voter fraud and registration advantage among minorities. Thus my earlier reference to Herman Cain, who was pushed by many for the same reasons.

They are going to be in for a shock when Rubio gets even less Hispanic support than Romney did. A white-skinned Cuban doesn't have much appeal to Mexican day laborers.

43 posted on 02/08/2013 5:56:12 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: bigbob

Well, maybe in the sense that he would be the 2nd Republican President to sign an amnesty bill, if he got elected.


44 posted on 02/08/2013 6:38:47 AM PST by Boogieman
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To: CottShop

CottShop: Have you heard of Spell Check? ;-)


45 posted on 02/08/2013 7:23:41 AM PST by Mountain Mary (Pray for our Republic...)
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To: Mountain Mary

If UI used spell checkre I couldn’t read my own posts


46 posted on 02/08/2013 10:40:16 AM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Revolting cat!

Why?


47 posted on 02/08/2013 11:23:51 AM PST by tallyhoe
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To: Pan_Yan

Rubio has been in private practice. Obviously you know nothing about him. You just don’t like him. That’s your problem.


48 posted on 02/08/2013 11:40:47 AM PST by mgist
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To: mgist
Rubio has been in private practice. Obviously you know nothing about him. You just don’t like him. That’s your problem.

I have no dog in the fight and can be persuaded. I'm not a supporter of Rubio or Palin or Cruz or Jindal or whatever obscure governor is next in line. Convince me. I see an inexperienced lawyer turned politician who gives great sound bites. He is a career legislator and first term senator. What are his accomplishments that make him the best candidate for the highest office in the land?

49 posted on 02/08/2013 12:03:27 PM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: Pan_Yan

These are the same people who were saying Scott Brown would be our nominee before he even won the Senate seat. lol


50 posted on 02/08/2013 12:08:33 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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