The New York Times were probably pretty proud of themselves over their most recent hit piece on Marco Rubio. He once spent $80,000 on a “luxury speedboat” fishing boat! He’ll never recover from that! He’s doomed!

Too bad for them their plans backfired. Not only did their stupidity help to garner sympathy for Rubio, but it actually afforded his campaign a great opportunity. And boy, did Team Rubio make the best of it:

Let’s see that line again:




‘$80,000 for a luxury speedboat’: New York Times now attacks Marco Rubio over his personal spending

Paul Begala thinks Jeb Bush’s campaign is behind the NYT hit piece on Rubio’s spending

Hugh Hewitt nails it with the real reason why the NYT is attacking Marco Rubio

Tweeters mock NYT hit piece on Marco Rubio’s spending with hilarious #RubioSpendingSpree stories of their own!

THIS is awkward, eh, NYT? Politico tracks down Rubio’s ‘luxury speedboat’ [photo]

‘That’ll leave a mark’: Maybe NYT writer who dug up Rubio’s ‘luxury’ boat shouldn’t throw stones, huh?

‘Rubio Vice’ shows just how Miami players like Marco Rubio roll (in their luxury F-150 SUVs) 

Eric Boehlert, who whines about every Hillary story, tells Rubio to stop whining