Five Things You Need to Read Today
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1. Marco Rubio Swims with the Current
Marco Rubio really, really wants to be president. How much does he want it? Enough to swim with the current.
In the 2016 primaries, Rubio represented the ideological and stylistic opposite of Trumpism. Now that Trumpism is (for now) the new Republican Party consensus and is absorbing former opponents like National Review‘s Rich Lowry, Rubio can’t be far behind. So here he is with a manifesto of “national American conservatism,” his attempt to assimilate into the #MAGA borg.
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