New wave crashes down on Rubio after Palin’s ‘flip-flop’ tweet

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio understood he was taking considerable risk by putting his name on the immigration reform bill currently being crafted by the so-called “Gang of Eight.”

He expected to alienate some conservatives, but did he anticipate Sarah Palin to be among them?

The former Republican governor of Alaska took to Twitter on Sunday to call Rubio out for his “flip-flopon immigration reform.

As noted by Twitchy, Palin’s tweet links to a story from TownHall.com detailing Rubio’s “flip-flop” over amnesty for illegal immigrants, based on comments — see video below — he made while campaigning for his current seat:

During a debate with opponents Rep. Kendrick Meek and Gov. Charlie Crist, candidate Rubio argued that giving illegal immigrants an “earned path to citizenship,” which Crist, Sen. John McCain and former President George W. Bush had advocated, is basically amnesty.

Rubio, who won that 2010 election, is now the leading Republican in the U.S. Congress pushing for illegal aliens to be given the earned path to citizenship that he himself insisted was “code for amnesty” only three years ago.

A new wave of criticism crashed down upon Rubio after Palin’s tweet Sunday, coming in the wake of the beating he endured last week after an immigration rally held on Capitol Hill by fellow Republican lawmakers.

Speaking of waves, it’s beginning to look as if the tide has turned on Rubio on immigration reform.

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Tom Tillison

Tom is a grassroots activist who distinguished himself as one of the top conservative bloggers in Florida before joining BizPac Review.He can be reached at tom@bizpacreview.com
About Tom Tillison

Tom is a grassroots activist who distinguished himself as one of the top conservative bloggers in Florida before joining BizPac Review. He can be reached at tom@bizpacreview.com

  • willard

    we have a law to stop illegals from coming here and staying it was made in 1986 and never enforced you should have checked to see if the person you hired was legal or not it is the law and the law has never changed or been enforced

  • Tatersalad

    ICE Agents want the Senate to vote NO on the immigration bill: http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/06/2

  • bobh

    Border security provisions in the currently proposed legislation will never take effect, they will be ignored and openly violated, as usual.

  • Rich

    He also said on the Joyce Kaufman show that he would push everify. He duped the Tea Party and every other conservative republican.

  • Barry G

    I believe Rubio was a Soros plant all along.

    He duped all of us and I don't trust Rand Paul either.

  • Ed Walker

    Rubio lied to us. Another RINO that can't be trusted.

    If this bill passes it will cost the taxpayer billions and turn this country into a Latin nation in 30 years.

  • Doug Hanks

    Marco tried to get too big too fast,

  • John

    You're right, Barry. Rand Paul has big aspirations but seems to have a streak of counterfeit running through him.

  • Kathy

    There's nothing in the Senate's immigration reform bill that benefits Americans or America. The fact that ANY Senator in our Congress supports this is a disgrace to our Country.

  • Doug Hanks

    It's time to get the guns out.