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Will Immigration Reform Kill Rubio's Presidential Chances?

LastStand Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 10:00 AM
I'm a software engineer, though I specialize in Client/Server apps, not Web development. So sorry, I wasn't aware that the comments were tied to the date an article was posted, nor that an article that's posted on one date will be re-posted on another date, thus deleting all posts. Must be how their website is structured. It seemed more like TownHall was trying to sanitize the article. As for my intellect, I'm smart enough to understand that when a politician is advocating for people that are in the country illegally instead of his own constituents, he's not exactly upholding his oath of office. You are free to support whoever your wish.....just be careful what you ask might not like 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...