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Marco Rubio: A Hispanic Reagan?

Delcy Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 8:29 AM
Some Republicans think that to win over the Latino vote, we must nominate a person of Hispanic origin. The Democrats too will need a new candidate. Remember the young skinny guy who spoke in Boston at the Democratic Convention five years ago? Young, dark-skinned, well spoken; and unknown. He is now in the White House. Remember the 2012 Democratic Convention? A young skinny guy spoke there. Young, dark-skinned, well spoken and unknown. His name: Julian Castro, Mayor of the city of San Antonio. Think.
volinva Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 9:15 AM
Listen to what he says and stands for, not his skin color or last name.
Topeka Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 12:53 PM

What? Julian Castro is more Marxist than Tribalist?

Conservatives have been dreaming that a political reincarnation of Ronald Reagan would lead them to an electoral promised land. I never put my faith in such a possibility, because the past is a dangerous place in which to live. Reagan never lived in the past, though he learned from it.

Yet among the contemporary political figures that closely represent the substance and style that made Ronald Reagan who he was is Senator Marco Rubio, Florida Republican.

At a fundraising event for Iowa Governor Terry Branstad last Saturday, Rubio touched all the Reagan bases and focused on solutions, not just...