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Marco Rubio: A Hispanic Reagan?

lotstosay Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 12:37 PM
Rubio is a gifted orator putting Obama to shame on every level but his heart is not conservative like Reagan's was. We can only hope he comes to actually believe the words he so fluently speaks.
cwright Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 1:00 PM
How do you know that his heart is not conservative? I don't mean that as a negative question... I really want to know. Do you know something about him that indicates he is not really conservative?

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...