So Senator Marco Rubio gives this brilliant, well-crafted, engaging speech to the nation, following President Obama's State of the Union speech, and what do the usual trendy-lefty media suspects talk about? His bottle of water?????
This is hardly an exceptional fluke, when it comes to media response. No, we've seen it all before. It's part of a pattern in the drive-by media generally, as well as with congressional Democrats and even some Republicans.
Take "gun control." The actual statistics show that deaths by firearms have actually declined under the Obama administration. Gun control was an issue that Obama never raised once during his first term as President when he had a Democratic majority in both houses of congress and might have got something done if he had wanted.
So why now? Easy. The obvious elephant in the room is the looming economic disaster precipitated by his insane addiction to deficit spending, which even with the sequester, will give us an additional $7 trillion in national debt over remaining years of his second term. The emperor has no clothes. Talking about gun control is terribly convenient. The Newtown disaster was convenient. As as Rahm Emanuel advised, "you never want a serious crisis go to waste."