Granted, taking a sip of water isn't that big of a faux pas -- nowhere near as bad as being member of the GOP while Latino. Is that offensive? It should be. The Republican Party is offensive and needs to be fixed. Giving a Teabagger like Rubio a national platform to broadcast his (and the current GOP's) brand of fighting words INSTEAD of helping to cultivate a climate of bipartisan cooperation is as embarrassing as it is offensive.
So on behalf of Florida, we here at Orlando Insider would like to apologize for Senator Rubio. Truth is, we don't want him either. And if we're lucky, we'll look back on 2013 as the year where The Long-Reach Water Gaffe ended a rising senator's shot at the White House. We can only hope. Because god-forbid we end up with a President Rubio and the White House should go up in flames.