Tea Party’s Marco Rubio: Republicans as Much to Blame as Dems

We are making great strides towards post-partisanship.

Jimmy So


…The candidate, who has become one of the poster boys of the Tea Party movement, said that Republicans need to be held accountable.

“Remember, the Republicans had a majority in Washington for the better part of 10 to 12 years. They didn’t fulfill some of the promises they had made in ’94 when they were elected – things like a balance budget amendment, things like banning earmarks, things like term limits,” Rubio said.

“If you say you’re going to do that and you get elected, then do it.”

Ken Buck, the Republican Senate nominee for Colorado, also said incumbent Republicans are “every bit as much to blame for where we are right now as Democrats.”

Buck said, “We have to find some discipline from outside of Washington, D.C., and impose it on our Congress and executive branch.”

But Buck supported the “Pledge to America” tax plan, in which Republicans suggest extending all of President George W. Bush’s income tax cuts permanently – at a cost of some $4 trillion over 10 years…

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