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Rubio's Strong, Accessible Rebuttal

bonziiii Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 1:29 PM
if rubio's skin color was darker then he would have a real shot in 2016. but he doesnt look hispanic and in a country of window licking moron voters doesnt amount to squat. America is where your skin color matters more than your principles.
rauljg69 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 4:46 PM
He doesn't look hispanic? WTF? What are you talking about? Hispanics come in all colors. Only someone who lives in a homogeneous area of the country would make a statement like that.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 2:40 PM
How does one "look Hispanic"? Have you ever been to Spain? Or even Miami?
rauljg69 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 4:47 PM
Tell me about it. I'm from Miami and grew up in same neighborhood as Rubio and there is a lot less darker skinned Hispanics then lighter skinned. Not that it even makes a difference.

Responding to a presidential State of the Union speech is often a thankless task. Following the president's act, which oozes prestige and historic significance, almost always makes the next guy seem small and trivial by comparison. As it goes, the designated member of the opposition party is typically holed up in a room somewhere with little more than a camera, some lights and a teleprompter.  The rejoinder he or she offers is almost always instantly forgotten; when it's not, it's usually for the wrong reasons.  Sen. Marco Rubio broke the mold last night.  He delivered a substantive, relatable and...