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Rush Limbaugh Calls Rubio Naive on Immigration, Backs His Play


Rush LimbaughConservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh has just stated he thought Senator Marco Rubio was “a little naive” when it came to immigration reform. Rush quickly explained that his statement was directed to Rubio overall experience on the issue, adding that he “has it in his power to make or break the deal.”

 Rush then added that he and Rubio were good friends, and feels that Rubio is one of “few real Conservatives in elected office.”

 I agree, and would like to add that just because I have been critical of Rubio regarding  immigration reform, I still believe that he is 100% correct on the issue. Personally, I can tell you that Rubio is staunchly against amnesty immigration reform, and the issue I take with him is, his alignment with some the most un-American amnesty-supporting Senators in the U.S. Senate.

 Like Rush, I believe that Rubio honestly is looking out for our country’s best interest. However, I think that he has done himself serious political damage in trying too hard to fit in with the political establishment in Washington, D.C.

Many of us would have preferred (some of us told him) Rubio to not have signed up on immigration reform with the likes of Senators Schumer, Durbin, McCain and Graham.

 We would have liked to see Rubio introduce a bill of his own, with the support of his fellow conservatives Senators  Rand Paul, Mike Lee, and Ted Cruz, that would have been more transparent and inline with the sentiment of the majority of Americans.

 But all hope is not lost on immigration reform. Rubio has already stated that he would not support a bill that compromises his principles, leaving me to add that I have full faith in President Obama and his surrogates in the U.S. Senate, to amend the bill with legislation that will compromise Rubio’s principles, effectively forcing him to pull out of the deal.

 Like Rush said, Rubio is the deal-breaker with the immigration reform bill. If he pulls out, the deal is over.

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Javier Manjarres
Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of The Shark Tank, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank have been featured on Fox News, The Hill, Wall Street Journal, and other national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous radio shows, including being the weekly 92.5 Fox News' DayBreak with Drew Steele political contributor, as well as one of NewsmaxTV's conservative commentators. Javier has also authored "BROWN PEOPLE," which is a book about Hispanic Politics. Learn more at

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Rush Limbaugh Calls Rubio Naive on Immigration, Backs His Play

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