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No More “Moments” for Rubio

Daniel Larison, The American Conservative

If he were any other candidate, Rubio would be considered a failed also-ran and would be pushed to exit the race sooner rather than later. The fact that there is no pressure on Rubio to drop out is a reminder of one of the ongoing problems with his candidacy: he has extraordinary support from party leaders and donors, but he has relatively little support among voters. He can come in third almost everywhere, and he can still expect to be feted as a conquering hero by his admirers. Most voters don’t care, and will continue to choose other candidates.