Marco Rubio giving early glimmer of hope to GOP Twitter faithful horrified by prospect of Donald Trump nomination

It's the GOP establishment vs. the base in the great state of Virginia, and it's getting ugly

By Scott Eric Kaufman
Published March 2, 2016 5:27AM (UTC)
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Marco Rubio, Donald Trump (AP/Rainier Ehrhardt)

For establishment Republicans, it appears that -- at least early on -- a hero has arisen:

Of course, you can't please all of the people all of the time:

And even those who are typically always wrong may have sussed out a tiny truth:

Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at

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