Tagged: marco rubio

So long, Marco.

So now we say goodbye to Marco Rubio. Early predictions and early hopes about this very talented candidate proved overly optimistic. The coroners who autopsy failed political campaigns will point to multiple pathologies – failure to read the angry mood of the electorate and an over-reliance on personal narrative as...

The picture comes into sharper focus.

Take a good look at the photograph above. More and more it looks like the choice that we’re going to face in November. Just over a month ago, on Jan. 17, former Florida governor Jeb Bush, speaking of Donald Trump, said, “The guy’s entertaining for sure. But he’s not going...

Marco Rubio upbeat at town hall after rough debate performance

It is generally agreed that Sen. Marco Rubio was manhandled by Gov. Chris Christie at Saturday night’s GOP debate. Rubio came into New Hampshire with a lot of momentum that may have all been forfeited by his walking into the traps that Christie kept laying for him. Nevertheless, Rubio was...

Iowa’s big winner was Marco Rubio.

Ted Cruz leaves Iowa with the official victory and Donald Trump leaves as a second place finisher but the real winner in the Iowa Caucuses on Monday night was Florida senator Marco Rubio. Rubio finished just one percentage point behind Donald Trump is last night’s caucuses and only five percentage...