Chad’s Morning Brief: Marco Rubio Is In, Pentagon Has Training on Relationships, and Other Top Stories
Here is your Morning Brief for April 14, 2015.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio announced yesterday that he is running for President and already many in the media are saying that he is the candidate with the biggest upside. He is also the candidate with the most to lose. Rubio is not running for re-election to the U.S. Senate. He will either be the next President, or he will be citizen Marco Rubio. No matter what happens though, his future is bright. Writing for FOX News, Erick Erickson argues that Rubio has a shot in 2016.
While Cruz and Paul began forging coalitions, Rubio worked to not undermine his relations with the grassroots while not antagonizing the establishment. His immigration compromise hurt him, but he seeks the nomination in an party that nominated both John McCain and Mitt Romney, two men to the left of Rubio on immigration.
Monday in Miami, Marco Rubio will declare his candidacy for the presidency and of the three conservative Senators to run, he is most likely the Goldilocks of the bunch. He is not too tied to the grassroots to antagonize the establishment. He is not too tied to the civil libertarians to antagonize the conservatives. And he has not gone out of his way to reject the base of grassroots supporters who got him elected in order to curry favor with the leadership.
He strikes the right balance. He has also been so sufficiently off the radar, by design, for so long that many donors and primary voters will want to listen again to the man who united the right to beat Charlie Crist and the establishment in 2010.
I agree with Erickson. Rubio does have a shot at winning in 2016 if he can raise the money and really connect to voters. For Rubio, connecting with voters will be the easy part. Competing with Jeb Bush for money? That could be a problem.
May I Kiss You Training
In a world where everyone has to sit in on different meetings about being politically correct, sexual harassment, and more comes training on when it's okay to kiss someone. This is something that has taken off on college campuses and now the military. According to the Washington Free Beacon, the Pentagon is spending over $10,000 for three presentations. What's included in the talk? Well, teaching men and women when it's okay to have sex.
“The date is going so well you want to give your partner a kiss,” Domitrz says. “How do you know when it’s the right time to make your move?”
“I think that if the eyes are locked,” a Marine on stage answers.
“And when you get that look, do most people say, ‘Can I kiss you?’ Or do they just go for it?” Domitrz asks.
“Just go for it,” the Marine says.
The thousand Marines in the room agree, yelling in unison: “Go for it!”
The video also shows Domitrz playing out a date scenario where the female is in control. He instructs a female Marine to put her hand on a male Marine’s leg to “show that she’s interested.”
Domitrz said the most common reaction for men, “Yes, she wants me,” is flawed. That assumption means, “We completely misread [the female Marine].”
“She was only letting us know she was a little interested, and we took it much further,” Domitrz said.
Domitrz sells an accompanying “May I Kiss You” advice book that instructs readers not to play the “dating game.” The book explores “faults of body language, the joys of talking, the serious effects of wrongful behaviors, how to EXPECT RESPECT.”
Concepts touched on in the book include “Asking? Are you crazy?,” “rejection,” “parties,” “talking,” and “self-defense.”
The company also sells “Can I Kiss You?” and “Want Some Action?” t-shirts, which has a “GREAT message on the back emphasizing RESPECT and Asking First.”
The Air Force said Domitrz’s training is vital.
According to the story, Domitrz earns $325,000 a year from the military to give his presentation.
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