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Live from the Sixteenth Century: Let us dispel with the fiction that Marco Rubio is much more qualified to be President of the United States of America or would be much less of a disaster as such than Donald Trump. Someone who thinks that Obama's strongly calling for religious toleration is "yet another example of Obama's 'constant pitting people against each other. I can't stand that'" has no business holding any magistracy in the government of a free people:

Keven Drum: Marco Rubio Lashes Out Against Call For Religious Toleration: "President Obama...

...during a speech today at a Baltimore mosque:

If we’re serious about freedom of religion — and I’m speaking now to my fellow Christians who remain the majority in this country — we have to understand an attack on one faith is an attack on all our faiths. And when any religious group is targeted, we all have a responsibility to speak up. And we have to reject a politics that seeks to manipulate prejudice or bias, and targets people because of religion.

Marco Rubio, a couple of hours later:

This is yet another example of Obama's 'constant pitting people against each other. I can't stand that.'

There you have it. Ask Christians to reject the politics of bigotry, and you're pitting people against each other. And Marco Rubio, for one, will have no part of that.

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