“Just when you thought it was all over, with Barack Obama still savouring victory, the game starts anew. Marco Rubio has seemingly kicked off the 2016 presidential race.
The Republican senator dashed onto the field with a trip to the caucus state of Iowa on Saturday in the apparent belief that with over 1,450 days till the next election there was no time to lose.
Rubio went ostensibly to celebrate the birthday of the governor, Terry Branstad, but used the fundraising bash for a campaign-style speech and thinly veiled declaration of intent to seek the GOP nomination.
“We need to do a better job of going out and convincing our fellow Americans who perhaps don’t see things the way we do,” Rubio said.