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Marco's Needs a Teleprompter

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Boom_70, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Marco Rubio gave a "major" speech yesterday at The Brookings Institute. It was suppose to be his coming out party but someone forgot to give him all pages of his speech.


    Lame and not ready for prime time.

    Pick up the white courtesy phone Marco.
  2. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

    Why is the apostrophe needed?
  3. SixToe

    SixToe Well-Known Member

    Marco's what needs a teleprompter? Brain? Toes? Security detail?
  4. ifilus

    ifilus Well-Known Member

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  5. mediaguy

    mediaguy Well-Known Member

    Looks bad, but thought he handled it well. Good staff to have speech right there at quick reach.
  6. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    It's the Cuban spelling of his first name.
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Wow, the next thing you know we'll have a president who has all of his speeches on the teleprompter...

    Shit happens... Who gives a fuck?
  8. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest

    It matters because it was his chance to reveal himself to people who don't have the first fucking clue who he is. And he shit the bed. Miserably.

    "First impressions count, asshole." -- Kathy Bates in Primary Colors

    Remember Bobby Jindal's SOTU rebuttal? Haven't heard much from him since, have we?
  9. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest

    Actually, it might have been Emma Thompson who said that in Primary Colors. It's been a while since I've seen it.
  10. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    I do. It was billed as a major speech. He should have been more prepared.

    I would have liked it better if he showed that he could ad lib when he realized that last page was missing.

    It was not a good first impression.
  11. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Much better idea to do what he did than to try to "ad lib" a foreign policy speech before the Brookings Institute.

    I'm not particularly a fan, didn't like the message of the speech much, which essentially sounded like more of the same old prescription of the U.S. trying to play pied piper around a world that doesn't really want it to.

    But as far as speeches like that go, most of what I have read has been positive.
  12. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    TROLL!!! Just joking... :D

    Obviously not good, but I think most people knew who Rubio was. Maybe I'm wrong... How is this a major speech?

    It'll be interesting to see how much coverage this gets.
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