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Marco Rubio, Rush Limbaugh,
and the Crux of the Matter

National Review Online, by Rich Lowry

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/30/2013 10:41:38 PM

Marco Rubio is one of the elected officials I admire most in American life, and I’ve been impressed by how he has set out to persuade conservative doubters on immigration. I think this key exchange with Rush the other day, though, could easily have been misunderstood by listeners. Here it is (emphasis added): RUSH: You know, the president’s gonna be out in Las Vegas today, I know for you border security is the first and last, if that doesn’t happen, none of the rest does, right? RUBIO: Well, not just that.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: noproblems, 1/30/2013 11:08:50 PM     (No. 9149640)

for some reason rush has put saving the Repugs over principle. he thinks rubio is the savior of the repugs

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/31/2013 12:24:32 AM     (No. 9149684)

The liberal Democrats will never support any effective immigration law enforcement measures, and the Republicans should never go along with any liberal Democrat written path to citizenship amnesty. There are too many potential new Democrat votes out there for legitimate bi-partisan action to happen, as the Republicans would have to be complete idiots to hand the liberal Democrats 10 million or so eventual new votes.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 1/31/2013 2:51:20 AM     (No. 9149737)

Reply 1, did you hear Rush and Rubio? I did. Rush was polite and respectful but was not persuaded.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/31/2013 5:28:37 AM     (No. 9149786)

Rush´s admiration of Rubio has been bastardized into Rush supporting amnesty by the lame streamers.Rubio has won me over also and if you listen to his actual plan,it´s a long long road to citizenship based on a lot of preconditions.Obamas plan is instant,blanket amnesty with no pre-conditions.

It seems to me the republicans,led by Rubio being pro-active has caught the Obama thugs off guard.It completely destroyed the purpose of his stupid wasteful trip to Vegas which cost well over a million dollars.
Rubio is showing leadership the party and for that matter the country needs.

Anybody,that´s a long time Limbaugh listener knows damn well he´s not pro amnesty.All he´s doing in analyzing the current debate. Immigration reform was coming down the puke,regardless,so the best thing republicans could do is sabotage Obama´s wide open amnesty plan.

Rubio managed to corral a couple of dems to his plan,which is no small feat given the current partisan climate. Of course the dems could bail out under pressure from Obama at any time.

In the meantime,Obama is saying simply to forget the senate plan and will demand a vote on his plan which isn´t even in writing.

We already know there were 1000´s of buried surprises in Obamacare that are starting to have an impact in the business world.

Insurance companies used to beg for rate increases but under Obama care they can raise them anytime they want,bypassing congress on tax increases,even after the SC ruled Obamacare a tax.

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