Rubio’s NSA Justifications Should Surprise No One, But Show Us Tea Party Growth

Back in 2010, when he won his place in the Senate, Marco Rubio was dubbed—mostly by the media I think—as “the crown prince” of the Tea Party. Kurt Nimmo in repeated that moniker in pointing to Rubio’s sad but unsurprising whitewash of the NSA. I think, rather than be horrified by Rubio, we should all realize that the “Tea Party” is growing and maturing in a good direction. Back in 2010, it was not clear that the movement was going to be a genuine small-government groundswell. Read more […]