Ann “3 Cheers for Romneycare” Coulter Says Rubio Would Be a Big Mistake for VP

Ann Coulter, of “Three Cheers for Romneycare” fame, told ABC today that Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) would be a mistake for VP because he is untested and too much like Governor Rick Perry.

Ann Coulter was sitting on the ABC panel this week with Commie Van Jones.
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Nice. Ann beat up on Senator Rubio by insulting Republican Texas Governor Perry; currently the most successful jobs governor in the US.

ABC reported:


While pundits, politicians and prognosticators have tapped Florida Sen. Marco Rubio as one of the most likely GOP vice presidential picks, conservative commentator Ann Coulter warned today that such a choice would be a “mistake.”

“I think that would be a mistake because the same people who loved Rubio loved [former presidential candidate and Texas Gov.]Rick Perry,” Coulter told me Sunday during the “This Week” roundtable discussion. “I want someone who’s been a bit more tested.”

As the rising star of the Tea Party and a Hispanic from the delegate-rich state of Florida, Rubio would fix Romney’s two biggest problems: enthusiasm among the Republican base and lackluster support from Hispanics, argued conservative commentator George Will.

But Coulter, who is a firm Mitt Romney supporter, said the GOP frontrunner needs a running mate who is tried and tested, which, as a first-term Senator, Rubio is not.

Coulter suggested Romney pick someone like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie or Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl, R-Ariz.

“He’s been tested, he’s steady, he’s not frightening,”Coulter said of Kyl. “He could certainly step into the job.”

More… For some reason ABC forgot to ask Van Jones about his cop-killer music.

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