Marco Rubio: a politician of principle

I bumped into him in the hallway of the Washington, DC Marriot Hotel. He had just finished delivering the keynote address to a packed hall at the Conservative Political Action Conference —this speech being the first I and a number of others around me in the audience had ever heard of him. He introduced himself: “I’m Marco Rubio, what’s your name?” We chatted very briefly—at that point, the now-famous senator was still quite a bit behind in his senate race with former Governor Charlie Crist. Rubio was running in Florida—I had just come from Florida, where I had gone to […]