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Marco Rubio says Joni Ernst’s SOTU response was ‘absolutely’ better than his

Without a doubt, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, said the State of the Union response given by Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Tuesday night was significantly better than his in 2013.

Then again, it would be hard to do worse than Rubio, who had an unquenchable thirst two years ago.

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Rubio was asked if Ernst performed better than he did, and apparently, one of his criteria for a solid speech is to make it through the entire thing without stumbling.

“Yes, absolutely. There was no interruption,” Rubio told reporters at a breakfast sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday, according to the Washington Post. “She did a great job.”

Unfortunately for Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, he couldn’t offer up his take on Obama’s speech without losing his train of thought and ended up accidentally uploading his botched attempt to YouTube.