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  •  Don't underestimate their intelligence level... (0+ / 0-)

    because that is exactly the way it works here in South Florida. Cubans have positions of authority, but

    the real levers of power would be comfortably in the hands of the "right" people behind the scenes.
    - @Witgren...

    "In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork. Wilson Mizner -7.25/-5.64

    by mikejay611 on Tue May 14, 2013 at 09:20:55 AM PDT

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    •  Are you suggesting (1+ / 0-)
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      that Rubio is a figurehead even now?

      I didn't necessarily mean they are unintelligent, more that they are very rigid and proud, socially. And I am speaking of the rank and file, definitely not the party leadership; I'm sure the leaders would brownwash the GOP in a heartbeat if they could.

      "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."........ "The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little." (yeah, same guy.)

      by sidnora on Tue May 14, 2013 at 09:35:04 AM PDT

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      •  I would say Rubio (3+ / 0-)
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        is an opportunist, but very much controlled. I am surprised he got himself tangled in the immigration weeds, but also confident he'll find a way to weasel out of it in a way that appeals to the right flank...

        No star is lost once we have seen, We always may be what we might have been. Adelaide Proctor -7.25/-5.64

        by mikejay611 on Tue May 14, 2013 at 09:38:15 AM PDT

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