Florida Senator Marco Rubio attacked the media -- both the representatives of it in the room and those in the world at large -- for daring to criticize him for "ripping off" the citizens of his home state by refusing to do his job.
Referring to the Florida Sun-Sentinel's call for him to resign, Rubio agreed that he does, in fact, "hate his job."
Rubio claimed that there's a double-standard for conservatives, given that the same newspaper endorsed President Barack Obama despite him having missed "sixty or seventy percent of the votes." Obama did, in fact, vote "present" approximately 3 percent of the time during his tenure in the Senate -- but that's a far cry from Rubio's abysmal voting record, as he hasn't even been available to vote "present" for a third of the votes this year.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush rushed to Rubio's defense, in a manner, saying that he's supported the Senator, but the "endorsement" was far from rousing.
Watch what Rubio had to say about the media below:
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