Marco Rubio is the real deal. Watch the video. No Teleprompter. The only notes he appears to use is when he quotes the Kennedy speech. The poll that came out today indicating high numbers for Crist is likely to change dramatically as Rubio's name recognition swells and if this aggregation is any indication, Rubio is to be taken seriously:
Moe Lane: Watchmen on the Wall of World Freedom
Red State: Watchmen on the Wall of World Freedom
Hot Air: What Charlie Crist is Up Against
Robert Stacy McCain: What Charlie Crist is Up Against
Pundit and Pundette: Marco Rubio Video: Do Not Ever Forget the Greatness of America
Erik Erickson: The Problem with the NRSC's Crist Endorsement
John Hawkins: Bloggers to the NRSC: Stay Out Of Primaries!
Matt Lewis: Conservative Blog Hopes to Defund NRSC
The Sundries Shack: Marco Rubio is the New Hotness: NRSC Is, Well, Not
The Hill's Blog Briefing Room: Conservative Bloggers Petition NRSC to Stay out of Florida
Riehl World View: Conservative Bloggers and the NRSC
Townhall: WOW! Marco Rubio: Future of the GOP -- If the GOP Doesn't Get in His Way
Fausta's Blog: Listen to Marco Rubio
Weekly Standard: Marco Rubio vs. Charlie Crist
And the Memeorandum links are growing and growing...