Marco Rubio, after graciously acknowledging his opponents, gives thanks to God. “Whatever you face in life, He will give you the strength to get through it.” Then the senator-elect goes on to pay tribute to his wife and children.
The reality in campaigns like his, is wives can become like single moms. Families frequently sacrifice for service out of sense of humble calling. Rubio seems to give witness to this reality.
This is going to be a highly quotable speech for many reasons. But this one’s tops. Because it’s not all about politics. But politics is necessary. And so Senator-elect Rubio goes to Washington . . .