When immigration reform first reemerged as a crucial issue in 2013, Marco Rubio appeared eager to play a leadership role withing the GOP at passing a bipartisan comprehensive bill. But those days are distant memories. Since realizing that his immigration stance would problematic with the Republican base, Rubio has run away from comprehensive reform faster than thirsty speech-giver would lunge for a bottle of water. Now, he’s offering his sympathies to Americans for who feel like they’re being taken advantage of by undocumented immigrants. Marco Rubio, profile in courage.
Here’s how it’s playing back home:
Published: Jan 8, 2015