Senator Marco Rubio spoke at the Nebraska Republican Party’s Founder’s Day dinner last night.
As a service to you, the following is that speech pasted into a podcast on The Wheels Down Politics Show.
In this format, you can listen to it here in your browser, download it directly by clicking here, or you can download it onto your podcast player via iTunes.
You can also see a video of Rubio’s speech via Chip Maxwell’s original Periscope video — now via YouTube.
And, ICYMI, here are the two new Rubio ads up in Iowa now:
The second one is a better story, but I’m not sure I’m crazy about the “actor’s portrayal” of his dad walking into the house.
Seems like a number of still pics would have been better.
Here comes the Flood
While people were greatly impressed by Senator Rubio last night, the rave reviews are STILL coming in about the night’s emcee, former Unicameral Speaker Mike Flood.
A few of Flood’s (printable) zingers:
After a very tardy Governor Ricketts finally came into the room…
“Governor Ricketts is here. He’s been traveling a lot lately…”
On former State Senator, now U.S. Senator Deb Fischer…
“I was at a gas station in Norfolk. As I got out to pump gas, I hear on the radio that Senator Fischer was part of a group meeting w Benjamin Netanyahu. I thought, what the hell is happening? I’m pumping gas and Deb Fischer is meeting with the Prime Minister of Israel???”
On former State Senator, now Congressman, Adrian Smith…
“Adrian hates when I tell this story. Started in the Legislature and Langemeier comes up to me one day and says ‘Adrian and I are going to the juice bar later. Want to go?’ and I say, yeah I’m in. So I get in the car and Adrian’s driving and I think to myself, ‘Wow we’re actually going to do this and drive to Waverly!’ But next thing I know, we’re in downtown Lincoln at a smoothie place and these guys are excited about getting fruit smoothies. I thought, you guys might be a little too straight-laced for me.”
Flood was in full-on, I’m making jokes and I don’t care mode.
Either completely out of politics…or running for President.
You know where this is going…
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