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Will Immigration Reform Kill Rubio's Presidential Chances?

Rick 2811 Wrote: Apr 09, 2013 7:22 AM
It's a little late to announce, and certainly give little comfort, that Rubio is between a rock and a hard spot with what's taking place with immigration. To do nothing is bad ! To do something is bad ! Let's hope he's doing it because it's right. It's seems perfectly okay for him to follow his words of action with that action, but he needn't go bananas and fight all the battles. I think he has a chance to prove himself worthy...Democrat presidential candidates get that done by the Press !
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...