- Posted August 31, 2012 by
Watertown, New York
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Marco Rubio- "We Should Choose More Government Instead of More Freedom"- Slip of the Tongue
"Tea party favorite Marco Rubio had one of those did-he-just-say-that moments by jumbling words in his Republican National Convention speech to accidentally advocate for bigger government at the expense of liberty.
The Florida senator's flub came in a nationally televised address just before he introduced presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
Toward the end of the speech, Rubio was setting up the choices in this election.
He said the presidential race would determine whether America made the right decisions.
Among them was that, in his words, "We chose more government instead of more freedom."
A Rubio spokesman confirmed Friday that the senator mixed up the line and meant to advocate for freedom over government."
A slip of the tongue, for sure. A little rare truth from a republican about what they actually represent? Probably.
But this is not Rubio's first slip of the tongue.
Rubio gave a powerful speech. He did pay tribute to Romney and touched many emotions with his poignant story of his rise to power with the help of his hard working parents.
Maybe, the 'job openings' and line to leadership is shorter in the GOP for Rubio.
But clearly, he's a rising star in the Republican Party, slip of the tongue and all.