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Marco Rubio: A Hispanic Reagan?

sashamanda Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 10:14 AM
Canada, in many ways, is now less socialist than the US. They didn't allow big bankers to get rich off a government insured housing market. By most measures, Canada is less corrupt, less corporatist than the US.

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...