Formally announcing his bid for president at the Freedom Tower in Miami Monday, Sen. Marco Rubio took a very thinly veiled swipe at Hillary Clinton, whom he referred to only as “a leader from yesterday.”

Clearly, Rubio had chosen to present himself as a candidate for the future.

Although there were many veiled shots fired at Hillary Clinton, Rubio’s speech, for its brevity, was heavy on policy, and issues of particular importance to the Miami-based audience were some of the biggest applause-getters.

If only …