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Marco Rubio Attacks Democrats For 'Politicizing' Flint Water Crisis

Fox spent all of two minutes on the Flint water crisis during their debate in Detroit Michigan, and of course Marco Rubio spent that time attacking and blaming Democrats.
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Fox spent all of two minutes on the Flint water crisis during their debate in Detroit Michigan, and of course Marco Rubio spent that time attacking and blaming Democrats.

Here he is during one of the more disgusting moments of this Thursday's sad and sorry debacle:

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said during Thursday’s Republican debate that it was “unfair” for Democrats to politicize the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

“I don’t think someone woke up one morning and said let's figure out how to poison the water system to hurt someone,” Rubio said of the water contamination that exposed thousands of children to unsafe levels of lead.

The Florida senator called the water crisis “a terrible thing” and said that elected officials must be held accountable. But he also accused Democrats of turning the lead poisoning scandal into a “partisan issue.”

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) ran ads in Michigan that focused on the crisis and railed against local officials, including Gov. Rick Synder (R), for failing to protect the health of their constituents.

“It’s absurd,” Rubio fumed about the Democratic response. “It’s outrageous.”

What's "outrageous" is Rubio defending the poisoning of the residents and children of Flint.


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