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The GOP's current token semi-minority is offering great fodder for this week's SNL cold open.  Maybe next time he should strap on a Camelbak.
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Only if he also straps on some Depends.
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and like most right-wing Republican on the issue of debt and deficit, he is a total hypocrite.

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Odd he isn't mention going against the Violence Against Women Act today.

Would have made a strong "small government" point.
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Yeah I got a chuckle out of his ranting over Big Government then he launched right into how his neighbors need their medicare and SS.
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There was very little new thinking from Rubio. It's just the same tired failed ideas. They really think they just have an image problem and not a policy problem.

He did pick up at the end after having that drink.

I did notice Ryan was on hand immediately after on CNN, not wanting to give up all the limelight there.

But to get back, they need to fundamentally rethink their ideas and present then in a different way. They have a flawed product, not just a tarnished brand. It is the product that has tarnished the brand.
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Rubio was partly right. But only partly. As if the GOP could improve upon the GOP. Who really still believes in America?

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Rubio was partly right. But only partly. As if the GOP could improve upon the GOP. Who really still believes in America?

The vast majority of Americans?

Actually I did think of you the other day Montecristo. There was a copy of infowars magazine in the barber shop. Short of the poor spelling and grammar it could have been written by you! Pills, guns, government evil, evil imperialistic America - it's all in there.
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I believe in America, and so does Obama!

Yes, we can!


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Rubio was partly right. But only partly. As if the GOP could improve upon the GOP. Who really still believes in America?

The vast majority of Americans?

Actually I did think of you the other day Montecristo. There was a copy of infowars magazine in the barber shop. Short of the poor spelling and grammar it could have been written by you! Pills, guns, government evil, evil imperialistic America - it's all in there.

There's a print edition of that tripe? I assumed it was solely marketed to people too intellectually lazy to do anything other than click a link.
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Rubio was partly right. But only partly. As if the GOP could improve upon the GOP. Who really still believes in America?

The vast majority of Americans?

Actually I did think of you the other day Montecristo. There was a copy of infowars magazine in the barber shop. Short of the poor spelling and grammar it could have been written by you! Pills, guns, government evil, evil imperialistic America - it's all in there.

There's a print edition of that tripe? I assumed it was solely marketed to people too intellectually lazy to do anything other than click a link.

I know... I was both amused and entertained by that fact.
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Ah.
I stopped by TPA briefly, despite my better judgement.

It's sad to see the government-worshipers here are still rolling in and slinging their mud, but not surprising.

Enjoy your hate-filled orgy.

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N2, your commentary was almost as enlightening as the GOP response.

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Ah.
I stopped by TPA briefly, despite my better judgement.

It's sad to see the government-worshipers here are still rolling in and slinging their mud, but not surprising.

Enjoy your hate-filled orgy.

Later.

^^ said the hate filled big government lover who loves the thought of using Big Government
to put to death a woman who gets an abortion as well as any doctor who gives her an abortion
(watch N2 deny it)


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They are all tokens until they get elected.....some even after that

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You lefties are so damned predictable; ignore the substance of Rubio's speech and focus on the irrelevant.

Can you blame him for taking a swig?  He had just previously recorded the speech in Spanish, and you KNOW how fast they talk.  No wonder he was a little dry-lipped.

Rubio scares you lefties.


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No

Right-wingers like you are so predictable

Fall for typical predictable right-wing  propaganda and calling that substance.

Let me, guess as in your recent posts and most of your posts, you've once again falling
for this stupid, dishonest and hypocritical claims that Republicans like Rubio spew
about Debt, Spending and deficit?

justwalkin get head out of your arse.

REPUBLICANS DON'T CARE ABOUT DEBT, DEFICITS AND SPENDING

They only bitch about those things WHEN THEY ARE OUT OF POWER

You mean you haven't noticed the multitude of ways Republicans don't practice what they
preach when it comes to fiscal responsibility?


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You lefties are so damned predictable; ignore the substance of Rubio's speech and focus on the irrelevant.

Can you blame him for taking a swig?  He had just previously recorded the speech in Spanish, and you KNOW how fast they talk.  No wonder he was a little dry-lipped.

Rubio scares you lefties.

The substance was just the same old BS that was dolled out in the election though. You think getting Rubio to say it suddenly changes that?

"You Know how fast THEY talk" .... It pretty well epitomizes the problem.

Its not us, it's "them".

It's smacks of the Steele appointment, you think you can throw in some guy at the top and solve the problem, but the real issue is to look at the convention crowd. That's where you have to change things and until you change the crap you stand for then you won't get to that change.
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Until Rubio stops walking out the same tired and rejected GOP mantras there will be nothing much of him to pay attention to.

Some small amount to mock, but that's about it.
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You lefties are so damned predictable; ignore the substance of Rubio's speech and focus on the irrelevant.

Can you blame him for taking a swig?  He had just previously recorded the speech in Spanish, and you KNOW how fast they talk.  No wonder he was a little dry-lipped.

Rubio scares you lefties.

Substance? There was no substance. He clearly wrote it before he even listened to the SOTU. Try thinking for yourself every now and then. You might like it.
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Rubio is a phony that can't even get his own family history straight. Just another pol who will say whatever to get elected.

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http://www.wlsam.com/common....&mode=2

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FWIW, I didn't see anything in Rubio's speech that amounted to substance either.  He didn't respond to any of Obama's particular proposals, just yammered on about "government is the problem, Obama just wants to tax more, etc" in a deluge of bumper stickers that didn't even address what Obama said or offer any specific solutions.

And he blamed the housing crash on government, ignoring that the bubble was caused by rampant de-regulation.  He acted like he was disagreeing with Obama when he was saying things that he completely agreed with Obama's speech (such as education investment).  They didn't bother editing those out before he gave the speech.

But in the end, let's not forget that most our fiscal problems are apparently created by the "moral breakdown in our society."  Take that one to the election and see how it plays out.  But who knows, maybe it's just 47% of the population that will apply to.  :p


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He's like an exciting version of Bobby Jindal! Which isn't saying much.
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I keep hoping the Republican Party will return to a reality-based world, but then they put the likes of Mark Rubio in front of a national audience to represent them.

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Gotta love a guy that can laugh at himself

For $25 you bozo's can have a water bottle from him!

Sort of like when Lindsey Lohan goes on SNL to mock her latest arrest as a pathetic attempt at damage control. Only fools fall for those kinds of publicity stunts.
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Also FWIW, I really couldn't care that the guy reached for a drink of water during his talk, even if it caused an awkward pause.  When I'm speaking to groups of people or giving a presentation, I usually have water with me too.  Who on earth cares?

His speech was less than impressive.  But the water?  meh.


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But what it demonstrates is that the GOP would rather allow a token pseudo-minority  deliver the speech than a seasoned old white guy. The Jindal response was similarly embarrassing for them.
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Also FWIW, I really couldn't care that the guy reached for a drink of water during his talk, even if it caused an awkward pause.  When I'm speaking to groups of people or giving a presentation, I usually have water with me too.  Who on earth cares?

His speech was less than impressive.  But the water?  meh.

actually commenting on the content puts you in the minority...since it means you listened :)

As far as content, I think the Pres stole the show

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But what it demonstrates is that the GOP would rather allow a token pseudo-minority  deliver the speech than a seasoned old white guy. The Jindal response was similarly embarrassing for them.

Or it could mean they're trying to reach out to more than just the old-white-guy crowd, and show the party has active young members.  Which they do.  Just perhaps not enough yet.

It would have been refreshing to see a new message come along with it (he gave the same stump speech any old white guy in the party would have given, the same homogeneous platform that got the Republicans smashed in the last election), but baby steps I s'pose.


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