FLORIDA–(ENEWSPF)–October 25, 2016
You’d think a Latino politician might understand that his fellow Latinos aren’t stupid. Apparently, though, Marco Rubio thinks his last name is enough to make other Latinos forget that he’s backing Donald Trump in this election. It’s not, as he found out when he “got booed off a stage in Orlando on Sunday, by a crowd that was overwhelmingly Latino.”
[W]hen he took the stage, there was spattering of boos from the crowd.And when the emcee introduced the senator, they grew louder.
“I’m going to introduce a man who represents Latinos, no matter where you’re from,” the emcee boomed in Spanish. The boos grew louder still. “Ladies and gentlemen, the senator for the state of Florida, a Latino like you and me … his name is Marco Rubio! Applaud!”
Instead, the boos rained down on the senator, drowning out what appeared to be a handful of supporters in the crowd.
“Thank you for having me today,” Rubio said, also in Spanish. “I want you to enjoy this day. We’re not going to talk about politics today. Thank God for this beautiful day, and for our freedom, our democracy, our vote, and our country. God bless you all, thank you very much.”
Then he left the stage, to more boos.
Good choice not to talk about politics, there, Marco. Because that crowd was not having it. Or you. You know what they’re calling you? A sellout: “And when we have someone like Trump, who hits our Mexican brothers, our Latino brothers, then you jump on that bandwagon after all that stuff he says not only about you personally … as a Latino, you’re a freaking sellout. I would not vote for him if they paid me.” That’s what Angel Marin, a retired Army sergeant, had to say about Rubio.
We couldn’t have said it better, Sgt. Marin.
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