In an interview with the Economist last week, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said there was “no evidence whatsoever” that the Republican enacted tax cuts were helping American workers:

Full Rubio quote, via the Economist:

The watered-down version they accepted, as the price of Mr Rubio’s support for the bill, excluded the poorest families. “There is still a lot of thinking on the right that if big corporations are happy, they’re going to take the money they’re saving and reinvest it in American workers,” he says. “In fact they bought back shares, a few gave out bonuses; there’s no evidence whatsoever that the money’s been massively poured back into the American worker.”

And now for the clean up today in National Review:

Maybe he does this on purpose?

This is a pretty big flip-flop by any measure. For example, this is how it was being covered before today’s National Review op-ed:


What’s even funnier is that the Economist didn’t really believe him when they tweeted this out on May 1 to promote the interview: