Rubio likens current U.S. discourse, policy to post-revolution Cuba, in CPAC speech
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Invoking the Cuban revolution, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio said Friday that Democrats are leading the U.S. in the same direction of “tyranny” that prompted refugees to flee to Florida as he said “Marxism” becomes “infused” in the modern political debate. In a roughly 15-minute speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, Rubio told attendees gathered in the hotel ballroom about his roots in Miami and how he’s grown up surrounded by people who fled oppression. “Even I took for granted some of their warnings years ago about what happens to a society and a people when we empower tho...