February 9, 2016

THE PAINFUL DESCENT INTO SELF-CARICATURE:

Marco Rubiobot Still Stuck in 'Repeat' Mode (Margaret Hartmann, 2/09/16, NY Mag)

After imploding during Saturday night's debate, Marco Rubio's only hope was to keep campaigning in New Hampshire and finish in the top tier of Tuesday's primary. With time, perhaps people would forget that he repeated the same Obama attack line four times, just as they got over the Poland Spring incident. The plan might have worked, but unfortunately, the Florida senator's only method of dealing with pressure is to wrap himself in the warm, comforting embrace of memorized talking points.

At an event in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Monday night, Rubio explained that he and his wife are "raising our four children in the 21st century" (clarifying that he is raising his kids in the present day is not the flub). After completing his sentence about the difficulty of teaching kids good values, Rubio went ahead and repeated the line...

Welcome to Westworld!



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