Skip to comments.GOP insiders back Rubio in 2016
Posted on 02/02/2014 5:11:23 AM PST by chicagolady
Sen. Marco Rubios (R-Fla.) political stock is rated a buy by major Republican fundraisers in Washington, who are bullish on Rubios future as a 2016 presidential candidate.
A group of Republican fundraising heavyweights and wise men in Washingtons business community are solidly behind Rubio, and see him not only as someone who could win the White House, but someone they can work with.
The fundraisers include Bill Paxon, a former New York lawmaker who is now a senior adviser at Akin Gump; Dirk Van Dongen, the president of the National Wholesalers Association; and Wayne Berman, a big-time donor with a knack for picking winning candidates in presidential primaries.
All three are a party of the business wing of the Republican Party that has clashed with the Tea Party. Their support for Rubio suggests they seem him as a possible ally going forward.
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and see him not only as someone who could win the White House, but someone they can work with......
MEANING he is SPINELESS!
OR AS THEY SAY IN SPANISH.....”NO Cojones”
When talking so enthusiastically with Mark Levin about the amnesty bill, Rubio sounded like the slimiest used car salesman I’ve ever heard. Please God,...not Rubio.
“Business Wing of the Republican Party” So this means amnesty whores. They like Rubio....what does that say?
Once Marco put on that amnesty cloak, he was off my PPI forever.
rubio’s bumper sticker for 2016 reads “I’ll say anything to be liked.”
Bill Paxon: the epitome of GOP failure
Rubio has been awful quiet on the immigration debate lately. Wonder why?
Unfortunately for Rubio he cannot unsay what he has said about Amnesty. He, like Boner, is a Democrat working to put into place the permanent Single Party Democrat Socialist State.
No surprise there. As I said many times: The Republican party no longer exists. We have the Democrat and Democrat lite party. Basically a one party system in this country which is why everything is going to hell in a handbasket and why we need a 3rd party NOW. Otherwise come 2016 it’s going to be the same thing - The people are going to have two candidates - The Democrat or the Democrat II - shoved down their throats again, basically the same thing.
Just think: Unless we get a 3rd party we could quite possibly see the country forced to choose between Rubio or Hillary. Watch, that’s what is going to happen. The Marxist propaganda machine posing as our impartial media is going to destroy all the candidates they don’t agree with until two leftists are all that’s left - Hillary and Rubio, and they are going to promote the hell out of them so the people think that is their only choice. BUT if we had a 3rd party and a real conservative running the Marxists would have no choice but to make it a 3-way race and we could see these two dirtbags debated into mush.
No amnesty there, /S.
The Huckster is pumping Lindsey Graham in my state. Should Rubio get the nomination, I will not vote.
Rubio would be a good candidate, IMHO, but it’s going to be Romney again.
Someone will have to remind Rubio to take a drink of water before starting his speeches.
I don’t like gender politics any more than anyone else here, but I think our only real hope is a Conservative woman candidate.
GOTTA HAVE MORE MORE MEHHICCANS MEHHICCANS!!!
We’re going to get another big corporate big banker Toadie just like always.
Rubio will NEVER have my vote—no matter how much he and the GOPe run around trying to reestablish his PHONY conservative bona fides.
He betrayed his true nature and WE WILL NEVER FORGET or be fooled.
As a Floridian I was a huge Rubio fan until the amnesty debacle. I knew he wasn’t good in this one issue, but he is solid in virtually everything else, and could articulate conservatism better than anyone in a generation. Then, this immigration debate destroyed all that. He sounded pathetic...absolutely terrible trying to push this crap sandwich Schumer bill. He lost all credibility because he adopted all the same tactics the Dems used to push Obamacare. It was a rush to vote, lied about what’s in it and adopted BS sloganeering. Everything he wasn’t in 2010.
I am one that would accept some middle ground on this issue...but not with this regime in place to renege on promises. And not without real border shutdown and enforcement. The Senate bill did nothing but reward lawbreakers without addressing the causes.
The past is prologue; that sounds like one Richard M. Nixon in 1968.
I hadn’t even thought of Romney again until his name was floated a few days ago. I guess if he is again the choice of the ill-informed primary voters, he will find someone other than Ryan for VP. Still has Jebbie given permission for Romney to run again?
His ranting as a member of gang of 8 gurarantees his non-election.
we need a man of principle like Ted Cruz
As a fellow Floridian..I could have not said it better...
I also blame McCain for most of this...Rubio as articulate and sharp as he is, was still a freshman Senator...learning the ropes..
McCain obviously used him and his appeal to push this crap...
I now look at Rubio with a jaded eye...
The last Republican nominee that was not Democrat-lite was Reagan. Bush Junior sometimes talked like a Reaganite, but far too often governed like a progressive.
I used to defend big business until I realized big corporate multinationals were nothing more than socialist fiefdoms.
I only support small to medium size business now. The giant corps(es) are deep in bed with government with it soul killing regulations.
I also can’t stand neocons either. They’re just democrats who like the military and call themselves republicans.
Government needs to be kneecapped. They aren’t on our side, and they use us by using our patriotism against us. They think we are stupid rubes.
So the GOPe plans on taking back the Whitehouse in 2016 with a “amnesty and select the Hispanic for the Whitehouse” strategy. Nice strategy.
Now they just have to figure out how to keep the 20 million odd conservatives that will leave as well as the Dems putting up a woman and the Hispanic mayor of San Antonio on the plantation.
Note to the GOPe. We get it. You only care about the establishment. And that’s why we are taking you down.
Christie Cream, Huck, Ruby, keep em comin cuz last time Romney get the nod cuz the conservatives split their vote 8 ways and Romney won primary after primary as the only RINO.
They want a Hispanic?
That’s fine, but his last name should begin with a capitol C.
Has anyone noticed (of course you have) that the “Insiders” never, ever endorse a conservative?
And he will go nowhere...
Rubio is a non starter along with Ryan and Crispy.
The garbage list gets longer and longer: christie, jebbush, ryan, rubio. The GOPe usually backs one rino and lets the conservative base destroy each other with multiple candidates. Someone like Huckabee is thrown in there to peel off “social” conservatives.
My thought is to try to back a good constitutional conservative in the primaries, but have an option for a third party candidate if the GOPe prevails again. Personally, I would favor Cruz as #1 and Rand Paul as #2. But, if the rino won the GOP race, perhaps Palin would run as the third party choice. The way I look at it this it’s a win-win. We can win if we get a conservative for GOP or we can win by destroying the rino establishment. Now if we get a good conservative and we lose the general, our country is forever lost. Other options such as secession or moving en masse with other conservatives to another country would need to be considered.
With the GOP considering moving up their primary, this might work.
Rubio employs a guy who use to work for a Soros outfit, and AFTER he won the Conservative vote in Florida, he switched his position on immigration and became an amnesty advocate - no wonder the establishment RINO fundraisers like him - “all power to big Wash D.C. power”
GOP outsiders don’t back Rubio.
“I used to defend big business until I realized big corporate multinationals were nothing more than socialist fiefdoms.”
Amen. I have come to the same realization. What the totalitarians have done is fused the veneer of capitalism with big government. It’s just repackaged fascism, and as you have alluded to, it really goes back to the Medieval system of the privileged aristocracy and serfdom.
Right now, the dependent class believes that they are getting their just deserts from the rich (anyone making more money than they are). But, we know that eventually the middle class and the nouveau riche will become poor, and everyone except the top .0001% will suffer.
The size and reach of government
Illegal immigration and insecure borders
Preserving our Constitutional freedoms
Coalescing on one conservative candidate to take on and take it to the GOPe Paloooka must be done this time.
Last time we had many good conservatives and they put them before liberal moderators who asked impertinent questions and our guys cut each other up.
Lets let the conservatives be invited to debate at Heritage
and some conservative colleges, with no Rino’s invited for a series of debates, and lets have a CPAC type caucus to choose just one of them so we don’t split our vote.
Better to choose among-st conservatives first then spend money fighting eachother while the Romney’s of the party win
with 33% of the primary election vote.
Will we ever learn to play the game?
AND WHY is Rand Paul on your list???
Does Rand Paul Support Amnesty? Yes
Rand Paul endorses mass amnesty for illegal aliens
Rand Paul Backs Amnesty If Illegals Cant Vote Immediately
Rand Paul joins GOP elites in call for amnesty for illegal immigrants
Rand Paul’s presence-and-jobs amnesty — WITHOUT E-Verify
By Roy Beck, Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 5:14 PM EST
Whether or not you admire the bold individualistic leadership of Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on other issues, I know you will be disappointed and maybe even shocked by the immigration platform he outlined this morning before the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
SHOULD I GO ON??
Thanks for the Reminder!!
Cesar Conda Marco Rubios chief of staff worked for George Soros
marco-rubioCesar Conda is Marco Rubios Chief of Staff. He recently made his Tweets private (protected) so the general public cant ready them. Cesar Conda has been pushing amnesty for illegals on Twitter and elsewhere as Marco Rubios PR agent. Conda, who is an immigration lawyer, went to work for George Soros before becoming Rubios Chief of Staf. Cesar Conda worked on the editorial advisory board of George Soros magazine, The International Economy Magazine.
Cesar Conda had been spinning lies about the amnesty bill about how illegal wouldnt get welfare, wait more than 10 years for citizenship, etc. Those lies have been completely debunked.
Another Rubio spokesperson, Alex Conant, recently compared illegal aliens living and working in this country to the institution of slavery.
So now you understand why Marco Rubio is so gung ho for amnesty. He surrounds himself with a George Soros monkey like Cesar Conda and other idiots like Alex Conant. Sad that Rubio is turning to be such a huge disappointment. At this point, he doesnt seem much different than Charlie Crist.
Thanks for the info on Rand Paul. I seem to have glanced at some of these articles recently, but I seemed to have blinded by cognitive dissonance and hoped that there was some misinterpretation.
The only thing you can count on these days is subterfuge and deceit. Hopefully Cruz will stay strong.
RINO Rubio is a traitorous liar. You can’t trust a single thing he says. He rivals his mentor Mitt Romney with his inability to be honest. If either one gets the nomination, the result will be the same, a loss. It is too easy to show people of principle how unprincipled Rubio and Romney are.
It does not matter how wonderful he believes his background is — he and his parents’ struggle to make it in America. When he lies about his real beliefs to get elected and turns on a dime the moment he gets into office — never again. He’s pure lying RINO. No thank you.
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