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Rubio On Fire


Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced today that he would not vote for the debt ceiling compromise working its way through Congress today.  Courtesy of First Patriots, here’s a piping hot slice of Rubio explaining his position over the weekend.

This is fifteen minutes of a man scoring one solid point after another, and it only gets better when a gargoyle rises from the shadowy recesses of the Senate to issue a challenge.  Keep in mind that the guy Rubio utterly destroys in this exchange was foisted on the American public as a serious Presidential candidate by the Democrat Party in 2004. 

The current occupant of the Oval Office would fare no better against Marco Rubio in a debate.  This performance includes no teleprompter, no childish whining, no easily disproven lies, no boasting about non-existent proposals, no focus-group-tested magic phrases like “balanced approach,” and no straw men.

“A lot of things have happened in the last 822 days, but proposing a budget is not one of them.”  Keep that in mind every time someone shoves a ticking debt clock in your face.

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John Hayward began his blogging career as a guest writer at Hot Air under the pen name "Doctor Zero," producing a collection of essays entitled Doctor Zero: Year One. He is a great admirer of free-market thinkers such as Arthur Laffer, Milton Friedman, and Thomas Sowell. He writes both political and cultural commentary, including book and movie reviews. An avid fan of horror and fantasy fiction, he has produced an e-book collection of short horror stories entitled Persistent Dread. John is a former staff writer for Human Events. He is a regular guest on the Rusty Humphries radio show, and has appeared on numerous other local and national radio programs, including G. Gordon Liddy, BattleLine, and Dennis Miller.

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