Skip to comments.Rubio Aide: ‘There Are American Workers Who, For Lack of a Better Term, Can’t Cut It’
Posted on 06/16/2013 8:32:57 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
Politicos Playbook has an excerpt from a new Ryan Lizza piece from the New Yorker that is not yet online. It contains a passage on the back-and-forth between labor and the Chamber that has a quote from a Rubio staffer that is going to raise eyebrows, to say the least:
There are American workers who, for lack of a better term, cant cut it. There shouldnt be a presumption that every American worker is a star performer. There are people who just cant get it, cant do it, dont want to do it. And so you cant obviously discuss that publicly.
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...
they keep putting down Americans while praising illegal alien invaders
There are potential POTUS candidates who can’t cut it now that they are known to be down with amnesty and have no interest in border control.
So their idea is to import a bunch of Mexicans what turned Mexico into a sewer. This is about vote buying at our expense!
We have a lot of politicians that can’t cut it to wouldn’t ya say Rub???
A quote like this might even be catnip for the MSM!
They shovel this s--- on us without blinking or gagging. How can anyone be so shameless?
The arrogance of those bastards.
Working hard to destroy your own country, then abandoning it, breaking the laws to enter another country and working to destroy that country is not a noble endeavor. It’s selfish, immoral and criminal and any aide to or any American politician who would defend such behavior is not worthy of representing the American people. Rubio is an ass and so is his staff.
THERE ARE BUSINESS INTERESTS IN THIS COUNTRY THAT HAVE LINED THE POLITICIANS POCKETS TO PUSH AMNESTY SO THEY CAN HAVE A BIGGER LABOR POOL TO CHOOSE FROM AND MORE CUSTOMERS FOR THEIR RETAIL AND GROCERY STORES.
This argrument along with the “fertility” one offered by Jeb Bush show us how desperate they are to shove amnesty down our throats whether we want it or not.
Even a broken clock tells the right time twice a day. Congrats ‘’Mr. Broken Clock’’.
I read a quote on the comments that “GOP elites not afraid of their base” or somthing like that—meaning they are drawing power from somewhere other than the voting base. Good Pt. What and where? Could it be as simple as the Democrats buying Rubio?
Mexico is not exactly famous for quality.
If his name was “Mark Reed” would he be in the senate right now?
The fallacy here is that *every* nation has workers who “can’t cut it”. I’ll tell you one thing though - you can’t beat a good American worker!
And illegals are the solution??? What a doofus.
Amazed and outraged by the perfectly obvious.....
That smarmy reply from Rubio’s PR flak is straight out of the Team Kenya playbook.
If we ended welfare and unemployment, most of those workers who can’t cut it would learn to cut it so fast that Rubio could not even say, “God bless my Latino brothers and sisters; viva la Reconquista!” before these workers would now cut it. They would have to cut it or else!
This really is getting worse and worse. There is no reason to give citizens of other countries who are here illegally, a damn thing!
Why would anyone think such a person would be a good American citizen?
Except for Tequila.
Social darwinism at its best.
The moral decline in America and not confined to the working class. Lack of work ethic has its counterpart in a general decline in business ethics by the owner class.
Like drinking and toking weed a little too much to operate heavy machinery safely? There are jobs shoveling chickensh*t where sobriety and work attention don't matter so much.
At least there used to be, until we imported illegals to take these jobs. Now, they are even competing with home grown slackers for welfare checks.
Maybe he’s just trying to start a dialogue.
I don’t think everyone realizes what this is about. It’s not just to give the democrats all these millions of hispanic votes.
It’s to tip the demographics so that conservatives can’t win and so the republican party and the nation will be controlled by moderate socialist progressives.
All idea of fiscal responsibility, America as a world leader, America as a christian nation, is to be ended.
Oh, you mean union-thugs, government "workers" and "educators".
Marco Rubio and his Hispano Racists can bese me ....
And those comments are directed at WHITE ANGLO Americans.
I am so tired of these Amnesty Liberal Hispano Racists...and their enablers in the GOP Media
Wait. Two separate issues. I agree with the aid. I disagree vehemently with the current immigration bill.
Rubio evidently kicked that line up a notch.
Rubio ought to cut his losses now, and go over to the Dems where he belongs.
Hillary was screwed out of the nomination by an Africa-American with a Muslim name. Wouldn't it be funny if she lost it this time to another nobody with an Hispanic name.
CUT the WELFARE, CUT the FREE LUNCHES, CUT the FOOD STAMPS ... CUT the UNEMPLOYMENT...except for the destitute and those actually unable to work. WHAT the FEDS reward...is what we have GOTTEN...you idgit!
When you have a group of people who build a successful society where most people prosper, and that society is head-and-shoulders above what those around them experience, then it is natural for the outsiders to covet and desire what the hard-working builders of the successful society want.
The problem begins when the power-mongers within the successful society begin to appeal to the base desires of those outside their society, because they can't appeal to the builders within their own society anymore. That's when the keys to the gates get passed to others who didn't participate in the building of the society, but now, in masses large enough to swamp and overwhelm the original builders, set their sights on moving in, taking over, and shoving aside the original people.
The treason is that the power-mongers believe that they can rule over the new outsiders in order to sustain their own power. They will soon learn that the outsiders are not builders, and that the society cannot continue to prosper in the ways that their prior original society builders did.
I dont think everyone realizes what this is about. Its not just to give the democrats all these millions of hispanic votes.
Its to tip the demographics so that conservatives cant win and so the republican party and the nation will be controlled by moderate socialist progressives.
Exactly. And the GOP power brokers don’t mind if they lose a couple of elections because they have no interest in vigorously opposing the Democrat agenda. So they let the Dems install the socialist state with barely a peep. They dream of managing that bureaucracy, not fighting political battles to cut it.
The beltway GOP want deals and K Street cashola. Conservatives are the only people in the GOP with a bedrock ideology so naturally the beltway GOP want us marginalized.
[[There are American workers who, for lack of a better term, cant cut it. There are people who just cant get it, ]]
Like this staffer for isntance- perhaps we shoudl allow ONE ilelgal imigrant to take htis staffer’s job- put hte staffer out of work- so he’ll get an idea of what it’s liek to lose a job to an ilelgal-
I think the key words here are “temporary worker program.”
We had a lot of ‘braceros’ who worked the fields during WWII, since our boys were fighting the war that Mexico sat out.
When they didn’t want to leave, Ike assisted them: ‘Operation Wetback.’
‘Green’ “immigrants” don’t complain, as you say, because they know if they do there are six more guys on hangers in a closet of the ‘safe house’ they’re flopping in anxious for the work.
The public service unions are anxious to sign-on the illegals who have been here a while and the Chamber of Commerce anticipates another huge wave of pliable, ‘hard-working’, easily cowed, low-wage slaves.
And if the Chicago definition of an “honest politician”: ‘A guy who’s
bought, and stays bought,’ applies here, the Gang is anxious to prove their honesty to the Chamber and labor unions.
Remember when our immigration policy was determined by what was good for the country? No longer!
Their are political elites who for lack of a better term are assholes. No wait. That is exactly the term............
History shows that granting legal status is not without profound and substantial costs to American workers.
It seems like both parties are pimping for the Hispanics.
Rubio, to get his people out of the shadows with dignity he thinks. The democrats looking for future voters since they see they already have the AA voter.
Everyone, remember where he lives...so we can send him a card.
Just another snake oil salesman.
No biggie. Just more lesser evil for us to swallow. Sit up straight and chew properly folks.
Or stop voting for it. Your choice.
take away their welfare checks and other forms of assistance, and you will see those who “can’t cut it” change over night into productive citizens, eager to earn their next meal.
The ever rising minimum wage also eliminated all the chicken shit shoveling jobs.
I’ll take the flames, but Rubio is right.
All of you throwing brickbats would agree with him if the discussion were about our society or about the ignorant voting electorate, instead of about immigration.
This nation has an underclass of uneducated, largely illiterate, and lazy people living off the government dole.
Rubio has his own 47%.