The Democratic Edge

7:30 a.m. E.T.

How the left-wing Freak Show is gearing up for ’16, keying off of Marco Rubio’s recent remarks about the age of Earth, from “Morning Joe”:

There’s one area where Democrats are really far ahead of Republicans right now. Science and technology, no. It’s doing this thing that Democrats failed to do in 2000, to stop George W. Bush, which is really, really early on using the left-wing Freak Show to define anyone who’s thinking of running for President, as quickly as possible, in negative terms on Twitter, on cable, on the Internet. They’re all over this Rubio thing because they want to control his image in a negative way and they did it this cycle too. They went after Romney early, it really hurt him. And they’re doing it now. And, you know, as a matter of just pure politics, it’s very effective because Rubio’s not full-time thinking about running for president. He’s out there dabbling but people on the Left will just be defining anyone who looks like they might be strong in four years.

Watch the video above.

Related Topics: Freak Show, Marco Rubio, Mark Halperin, Morning Joe, MSNBC, Analysis, Democratic Party, News, Republican Party, The Page, Video

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