Take Marco Rubio. Conservative, smart, articulate, and unflappable, all wrapped in an ethnicity that would confound the Left’s racist-Republican narrative. It wasn’t very long ago that most of the Right agreed he’d make an ideal standard-bearer. Personally, I was disappointed that Mitt Romney passed over Rubio for Paul Ryan as running mate.
What a difference a few months make. Solely by embracing the latest “comprehensive immigration reform” push, Rubio has cast insurmountable doubts on his own conservatism, trustworthiness, and competence…..To Read More….
My Take – So Calvin was disappointed before, but he's shocked now! You know what shocks me? How seemingly intelligent people are shocked when people do what they say they’re going to do. If you listen carefully to what people say they will usually tell you what they are all about, and Rubio sent waves of signals this was going to be his position. So now….they’re shocked, and I’m disappointed there are so many smart people who don’t seem to understand the difference between what people say and what they think their saying based on preconceived notions. Obama said exactly what he was going to do....and when he did it .....people were socked! Just pay attention and you will find that you’re going to be shocked a great deal less.