#CPAC2013: Sen. Rubio scores; Water bottles still causing buzz [photos]

#CPAC2013: Sen. Rubio scores; Water bottles still causing buzz [photos]

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Senator Rubio hit the stage at CPAC 2013 earlier today.

Looking forward to speaking at #CPAC2013 at 1:15p.m. #CPAC13

— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) March 14, 2013

@alcardenasacu about to introduce @marcorubio on stage at #cpac2013! #tcot twitter.com/CPACnews/statu…

— CPAC (@CPACnews) March 14, 2013

Of course, water bottles were all the rage.

spotted at #CPAC2013 (of course): Marco Rubio water bottles, for sale… abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics…

— Rick Klein (@rickklein) March 14, 2013

#CPAC2013 For the thirsty CPACers, Reclaim America (Marco Rubio PAC) has you covered for $25: twitter.com/kevcirilli/sta…

— Kevin Cirilli (@kevcirilli) March 14, 2013

Marco Rubio water bottles for sale in the exhibit hall! twitter.com/charliespierin…

— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) March 14, 2013

Rubio coming up.Does he do a water bottle joke? Consensus here is ABSOLUTELY.We’ll see.#cpac2013

— Don Gonyea NPR (@DonGonyea) March 14, 2013

Consensus was correct!

“Love the hospitality, but this is an exaggeration” -Rubio, upon seeing water bottles at #CPAC2013 podium

— Lindsay M Boyd (@LinsBoydtweets) March 14, 2013

Marco Rubio has several water bottles. Haha #CPAC2013

— Erin (@Erincclo) March 14, 2013

Sen. Marco Rubio takes the stage at #CPAC2013 w/ three water glasses on his podium! He called it a bit dramatic. lol

— Clay Arnold (@H_ClayArnold) March 14, 2013

Still, there was another attraction: Senator Rubio himself.

Rubio Time at CPAC. People hustling in from the hallways, just like when they dim the lights at a rock concert.

— Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) March 14, 2013

It’s a standing-room only crowd for Rubio at CPAC.

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) March 14, 2013

We ran into @marcorubio and he was kind enough to take a picture with us! #CPAC2013 twitter.com/BaylorYCT/stat…

— Baylor YCT (@BaylorYCT) March 14, 2013

An with @marcorubio, the event hall is full. #CPAC2013 twitter.com/fredontwittur/…

— Fred M (@fredontwittur) March 14, 2013

A packed house at #CPAC2013 listening to @marcorubio! twitter.com/Evan_Draim/sta…

— Evan Draim (@Evan_Draim) March 14, 2013

Marco Rubio knocked it out of the park as a motivator of conservative principled people #CPAC2013 twitter.com/OPDitch/status…

— O. P. Ditch (@OPDitch) March 14, 2013

Some key points from his wide-ranging speech:

Marco Rubio: “The student loan debt is the next big bubble in America.” #CPAC2013

— Roger Simon (@politicoroger) March 14, 2013

Rubio is not reading from prepared remarks. He has notes on a few sheets of paper.

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) March 14, 2013

“Science has proven that life begins at conception.” -Marco Rubio #CPAC2013

— Steven Ertelt (@StevenErtelt) March 14, 2013

Bravo, Marco! MT @katrinatrinko Rubio slams those who believeclimate change, but ignore the fact that life begins at conception. #cpac2013

— Josh Painter (@Josh_Painter) March 14, 2013

.@marcorubio: “We need a pro-growth energy policy. Including oil and gas.” #CPAC2013 twitter.com/SHannitysHair/…

— Sean Hannity’s Hair (@SHannitysHair) March 14, 2013

“There is no tax increase in the world that can solve our debt problem.” -Marco Rubio twitter.com/HaleyNForest/s…

— Haley Forest (@HaleyNForest) March 14, 2013

March Rubio Brings Down House at CPAC: ‘The Idea Is Called America and It Still Works’ nation.foxnews.com/marco-rubio/20…

— Fox Nation (@foxnation) March 14, 2013

#Rubio: “There is nothing progressive about million dollar loans to billionaires to build solar panels.” #CPAC2013

— American Spectator (@AmSpec) March 14, 2013

America isn’t our government, America is our people – @marcorubio #CPAC2013 twitter.com/themilydaniels…

— Emily (@themilydaniels) March 14, 2013

Rubio on the rest of the world: “They may claim to hate us, but they sure do want to be us.” #CPAC2013 #cpacnews

— Wayne Dupree ✌✊ (@NewsNinja2012) March 14, 2013

Rubio at CPAC: “We don’t need a new idea. The idea is called America and it still works.”

— Jamie Weinstein (@Jamie_Weinstein) March 14, 2013

Rubio at CPAC: ‘Just because I believe that states should have the right to define marriage in a traditional way does not make me a bigot.’

— Byron York (@ByronYork) March 14, 2013

Good line. @drudge_report: RUBIO: ‘We don’t need new idea. The idea is America, and it still works’… drudge.tw/XaOgqV

— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) March 14, 2013

Amen. You can watch his whole speech here:

FULL SPEECH: Watch Marco Rubio speak at CPAC 2013 j.mp/YdHQr9

— Right Scoop (@trscoop) March 14, 2013

And it ended with more water buzz.

In closing, “never in the history of the world has water been so popular” – Sen Rubio at #CPAC2013

— Lauren Luxenburg (@LaurenC_Lux) March 14, 2013

Rubio says the left’s criticism of his speech will be, “No. 1, he drank too much water.” #CPAC2013

— MadeleineMorgenstern (@MadeleineBlaze) March 14, 2013

As crowd cheers as he sips a glass of water: Rubio: “Never in the history of the world has water been so popular”

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) March 14, 2013

Rubio gets applause for taking a sip of water at #CPAC2013

— John McCormick (@McCormickJohn) March 14, 2013

Rubio starts getting sticky mouth, pauses for sip, #CPAC2013 crwd cheers. Sen: “Never in the history of the world has water been so popular”

— Bridget Johnson (@Bridget_PJM) March 14, 2013

Rubio just drank water again, everyone freak out #CPAC2013

— Dan Hirschhorn (@DanDailyNews) March 14, 2013

Sen. Rubio taking a sip of water almost as popular on Twitter as a seagull landing on a chimney on the Sistine Chapel. #CPAC2013 #conclave

— Random Loathing (@RandomLoathing) March 14, 2013

Heh.

And a warning:

MSM is trying to force us choose between Rand & Rubio.Reject that narrative. As conservatives we get both. They get Reid & Pelosi. #cpac2013

— Henry Kelley(@henrykelley) March 14, 2013

Zing! It’s funny, because it’s true.

In case you missed it, Sen. Rand scored big as well earlier today.

.@marcorubio and @senrandpaul are today’s big speakers at #cpac2013 @nowthisnews @cpacnews twitter.com/skenigsberg/st…

— Sara Kenigsberg (@skenigsberg) March 14, 2013

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