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New Meek site features Rubio and Chinese flag



Here's a picture that's sure to infuriate Marco Rubio, the son of exiles from a communist county. It's the new Kendrick Meek website that argues Rubio is too extreme, featuring this pic of Rubio superimposed on a Chinese flag.


Emotional imagery aside, the photo does highlight a key struggle for Republicans. They argue that the national debt is one of the biggest problems facing the country, yet their support of extending the Bush tax cuts would make the deficit worse if not offset by an equal amount of spending. Republicans argue that raising taxes right now would stifle any nascent growth in the economy.

[Last modified: Wednesday, October 13, 2010 5:45am]


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