a huge amount: it doubles his collections from the fourth quarter of 2009, surpasses the $2 million his U.S. Senate rival, Gov. Charlie Crist collected in the final months of last year and and should well exceed Crist’s 2010 total so far.
This level of fundraising is a direct reflection of the majority support that Rubio has managed to garner. In the latest polls Rubio is far ahead of the once popular Gov. Crist, Rubio is leading 56% to Crist’s 34%. As well Rubio leads Meeks in the general election polls. All of this with Rudy Giuliani having now endorsed Marco Rubio.
I can see why people like Arianna Huffington are scared. (h/t to Frank J. at IMAO)
The idea of Marco Rubio becoming a Senator and allying with Jim DeMint sends shivers down the spines of characters like Miss Huffington. In fear they lash out in an uncontrolled moment of projection in order to destroy their opponent.
This time Joe and Rudy were there to call her on it.
Next year, it will be Sen. Marco Rubio on the floor of the Senate.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES British writer Julie Bindel has released a new video via The Guardian this week that should be seen as ominous foreshadowing for those of us here in the United States. “Banning people from publicly stating their views does not make those views disappear. […] What it does do is blind us to the existence of the attitude that [the | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Marco Rubio’s concession speech tonight did not get full air time on CNN, but they showed the most important part. Listen to Senator Rubio humbly explain his loss: “I’m disappointed with tonight. I want you to understand, I want you to understand something. Our disappointment tonight is not on you, it’s on me. I did not do well on | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES It sure seems that way. Christie is reportedly heading home to New Jersey to re-evaluate his candidacy. He was very clearly a dog backed into a corner in the New Hampshire debate, and he attacked who he saw as the biggest threat on the way to being the “Establishment” candidate – Marco Rubio. However, the strategy did not work, | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Sadly, it appears that New Hampshire may have muddied the GOP field, rather than clarifying it. Even though Kasich and Jeb do not have obvious paths forward to the nomination, they are going to convince themselves that they do, at least through Super Tuesday – and they will probably find donors who will indulge that belief. Somewhere, Donald Trump | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES The GOP Establishment is bound to be looking at New Hampshire, a state where they perform well, seeing Donald Trump coming away with a major and distant first place, and weeping to themselves that their party has gone so terribly awry. There are a couple of things I’d like to say to them, but in the interest of keeping | Read More »