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Will Immigration Reform Kill Rubio's Presidential Chances?

LastStand Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 1:08 PM
His ideas will not only sink himself, but the entire Republican party. The last time Republicans went down this road, they lost big time for 2 election cycles. This time, they will never recover. Face it, no matter what happens, America is lost. It has crossed the Rubicon and is now a socialist state. The Supreme Court has swung liberal, and will only become more so once a couple more justices retire. They will be replaced by either Obama or Hillary.
Fooling Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 9:42 PM
You are pretty much spot on.

The only alternative to the Democrats is the semi socialist GOP (actually, very socialist, just note as much as the Dems).

At least the Democrats are honest about it. Generally speaking.

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...