It’s Time for Rubio to Go
by Ben Shapiro | March 2nd, 2016
On SEC Super Tuesday, Donald Trump cleaned up. He won seven states and now leads the field with 319 delegates entering a comfortable stretch for him before winner-take-all states kick in.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) did better than expected, too: he won his home state of Texas, but also pulled out victories in Oklahoma and Alaska. That means he’s now won four states and has 226 delegates.
Then there’s Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)
Rubio has benefitted from more generous media attention than Beyonce. Rubio got clocked last night – after his staffers forecast he could win up to four states, he carried just Minnesota. That’s the only state he’s won. He has 110 delegates total. His vaunted 3-2-1 victory plan – third in Iowa, second in New Hampshire, and first in South Carolina – has devolved into 3-5-2-2-3-3-3-2-3-1-3-3-3-3-2.
But don’t worry – he has all the momentum!
Some members of the media dutifully reported Rubio’s spin; Karl Rove, in all of his vast genius, touted Rubio’s momentum as Fox News called Virginia for Trump, then proceeded to state that Rubio had “basically fought Trump to a draw.”
But the reality is that Rubio’s on the ropes.
The conventional wisdom says Rubio stays in through Florida – that he has to do that. But if Rubio loses Florida to Trump, his political career, not merely his presidential run, may be done. (Read More)
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