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Will Immigration Reform Kill Rubio's Presidential Chances?

Kelly75 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 8:08 AM
It is a sad state of affairs when those who go to Washington to accomplish something are actually penalized when they do, and as a result become ineligible for the most important political role in the free world. What is not said in this article, however, is that even though Obama and his do-nothing policy in the Senate seemed to get him elected to the White House, except for healthcare reform, he has lead a do-nothing presidency as well, and we are not better off for it.
Passing major legislation is not a path to the presidency. So why is Sen. Marco Rubio, who is almost surely running for the 2016 Republican nomination, working so hard on comprehensive immigration reform?

Look at the only lawmaker who has become president in the last half-century. Barack Obama did almost nothing in his brief time in the Senate. His career in the world's greatest deliberative body consisted mainly of showing up, becoming immediately dissatisfied and looking for something better.

Obama never took a leading role crafting any piece of momentous legislation. And some of the things he did do, like voting...