Speaker's office confirms: Rubio's will deliver SOTU response in both English and Spanish.
— Sunny (@sunnyright) February 6, 2013
Senator Rubio (R-Fla.) will give the Republican response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. He will do so in both English and Spanish.
BUEN IDEA: RT @RBPundit: Rubio giving the response to the SOTU in English and Spanish. Excellenter.
— Advanced Jasonomics (@jasonweida) February 6, 2013
¡Si! RT @RBPundit: Rubio giving the response to the SOTU in English and Spanish. Excellenter.
— Joel Pollak (@joelpollak) February 6, 2013
Not everyone will be so pleased, this Twitter user suspects.
And, so it begins.
GOP is clearly grooming Rubio for 2016. He’s their only shot at siphoning some of the Latino vote in Texas and Florida.
— Bernie Sandwiches (@bhbavalia) February 6, 2013
marco rubio isn't even mexican omfg why are the republicans trying to use him as their token mexican
— Autumn (@atumns) February 6, 2013
@kasie Latino Pee Wee; Golden boy Rubio!!
— michelle moghaddam (@michellemms) February 6, 2013
So Rubio is delivering the response to the State of the Union…worked so well when the other token Bobby Jindal did it years ago…
— Adam J. Reid (@read_reid) February 6, 2013
Contemptible. And sadly predictable. Scratch a leftist and you’ll find a racist, every time.
Update: It continues.
— julescator (@julescator) February 6, 2013
— Elliot Kathreptis (@greekcelt) February 6, 2013
@amylutz4 Rubio=GOP token Latino
— Jada (@thejadawright) February 6, 2013
They've decided to trot token Rubio out just like that did Steele right after PBO won in 2008. Didn't work then&won't work now. @bashirlive
— Curtis (@cfreelakers24) February 6, 2013
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