If you follow Marco Rubio or basically any prominent Republican on Twitter, you probably saw a story the Florida senator tweeted Monday morning about one of his canvassers being beaten by four men who “told him Republicans weren’t allowed in their neighborhood.”
Rubio attached grisly ambulance photos to the tweet:.
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I immediately smelled a rat, especially considering that Hialeah, Florida—where the incident took place—is a Republican stronghold.
As the day goes on, it’s become increasingly clear that the story didn’t happen the way Rubio said it did.
It feels almost like the desperate move of a politician whose Democratic opponent wiped the floor with him in a debate last week. »