In essence, Rubio firmly staked himself in the camp of Republicans who argue that the party's makeover is more cosmetic than policy-based.

And the one issue on which Rubio has been willing to defy party orthodoxy — immigration — went unmentioned.


In other words, pander the immigration issue with his Florida Latino base, yet don't conflict with the anti-immigration GOP platform.

"He's two, two, two mints in one!"

http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/03/14/17313543-rubio-skips-immigration-in-favor-of-conservative-standbys-at-cpac?lite