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Yet Another Attack on Marco Rubio = Must Be Tuesday!

Alexander Bolton of The Hill is the latest DNC surrogate to cry wolf over a possible Marco Rubio Vice Presidential nomination:

Democrats have started to wage a political assault against Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and the intensity of their attacks will intensify in the coming weeks.

The "intensity" will "intensify" (Note to Bolton: get yourself a thesaurus, dude.) only because members of the MSM like yourself will choose to forward the DNC narrative and like good liberal foot-soldiers continue to rehash the "bash Marco Rubio" minutae that's been discussed and debunked ad nauseum.

It's worth noting that there's not a single use of the word "Latino" in the article. That is most certainly by design.

And the Cesar Vargas quote is nothing but sheer identity politics:

“Marco Rubio does not represent what the Hispanic community is. He really doesn’t represent a lot of Puerto Ricans, Dominican Americans and Mexican Americans,”

“He prefers to choose his party over his people,”

Marco Rubio's people are "Americans," whether they come from South America, Africa, Iceland, or an island in the Caribbean.

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4 comments to Yet Another Attack on Marco Rubio = Must Be Tuesday!

  • "Marco Rubio's people are 'Americans,' whether they come from South America, Africa, Iceland, or an island in the Caribbean."

    Bingo. That is PRECISELY why they fear him: he represents a threat to the Balkanization they need to stay in power.

  • asombra

    It's not just fear; it's envy and resentment. And I wouldn't call it identity politics, but rather lack of what it takes to rise above dependent victimhood.

  • Indeed, when questioned (grilled) on Cuban-American chauvinism I always respond that Cubans simply mimic Italian-Americans on Columbus Day, Irish-Americans on St Patrick's and Mexican-Americans (circa 40 years ago) on Cinco de Mayo.

    Unreal

  • Rayarena

    The word "Latino" has become such a popular substitution for a Spanish speaking person's national background [in fact, the only politically correct accepted terminology] that someone like this Cesar Vargas [who the hell is Cesar Vargas?] can say:

    “He prefers to choose his party over his people,”

    And why are Dominicans, Puerto Ricans and Mexicans, his people, anyway? Strictly speaking they are not--Cubans are. But alas, as George point out, Rubio will represent every American. Not just Lateeenos.