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Ann Coulter: "Untested" Marco Rubio would be poor choice for VP



George Stephanopoulos: While pundits, politicians and prognosticators have tapped Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as one of the most likely GOP vice presidential picks, conservative commentator Ann Coulter warned today that such a choice would be a “mistake.”

“I think that would be a mistake because the same people who loved Rubio loved [former presidential candidate and Texas Gov.]Rick Perry,” Coulter told me Sunday during the “This Week” roundtable discussion. “I want someone who’s been a bit more tested.”...

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Coulter, a Palm Beach resident, has a weird penchant for dissing Republican icons in Florida. Not so long ago she scoffed at the notion Jeb Bush would be a strong presidential contender.

[Last modified: Sunday, April 1, 2012 12:45pm]


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