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Marco Rubio: A Hispanic Reagan?

fromohio Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 8:51 AM
By propping up the "new generation" of conservatives the GOP falls into its own trap, it joins the demographic scenario forced by the Dems. The party is competing again to loose. The party dished its real American conservatives like Sarah Palin, Allen West & others in order to "look good". If election is going to take place in 2016 the GOP will again be the sore and sure looser. Romney showed at the NAACP that there is an other way to unite the country. His legs were cut right there right then.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 9:37 AM
"lose"=not win; suffer defeat. "loose"= not tight. Rubio is more in Palin and West's league than in Romney's.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 10:27 AM
"loose" as a verb can also mean to relax restraint; to unleash. "lose" can mean to deprived of possession of. To "dish" means to serve up; to "ditch" means to throw under the (now) proverbial bus.
fromohio Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 12:03 PM
Thanks for the corrections, I usually write and don't go back to check... I hope though that my message was clear enough. The problem with Rubio and other young minority darlings is exactly the fact that they buy the demographic mantra. At the NAACP Romney tried to be American. 97% of that crowed voted to stay un-American. IMHO

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...