October 31, 2011
Washington Post: Marco Rubio Embellishes!
Well, they finally got him. Stopped him cold. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) had told the story of his parents fleeing Castro's Cuba over and over. And it's all a hoax. The Washington Post is dancing in the end zone. It's their biggest hit since Watergate. Their intrepid investigative reporting team nailed the charismatic Cuban-American dead. Deader than Marley's Ghost. Deader than a doornail. Or did they? The crux of the Post's exultant "gotcha" is this: Rubio's parents emigrated to the U.S. in 1956 -- two and a half years before the bearded revolutionary lider rode to power in Havana. So, case closed. They weren't exiles after all. They were just two more of those huddled masses yearning to breathe free. Not so fast, Washington Post. Let's try another story: It's Germany, June 1931. Your parents aren't Jewish; they're Lutherans. But they are outspokenly anti-Nazi. Hitler's brown shirts make a point of visiting your church. Your father, the pastor, preaches...(Read Full Post)