Rubio’s Speech to RNC: ‘The American Miracle’

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) delivered a stirring address as he introduced Republicans to their party’s nominee for President of the United States, Gov. Mitt Romney. Touching on his family’s immigrant experience, and attacking President Barack Obama’s “divide and conquer” politics, Sen. Rubio urged Americans to choose “the American Miracle” once again. The following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery.

In 1980, I watched my first Republican convention with my grandfather.

He was born to a farming family in rural Cuba. Childhood polio left him permanently disabled. Because he couldn’t work the farm, his family sent him to school, and he became the only one in the family who could read.

As a boy, I would sit on our porch and listen to his stories about history, politics and baseball while he puffed on one of his three daily Padron cigars.



Sign up for our daily email and get the stories everyone is talking about.


Previous post

DNC Chair Stonewalls Conservative Media... at RNC

Next post

'We Deserve Better': Romney Accepts Republican Nomination

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.