Marco Rubio is a big Dolphins fan, so it's quite possible that after watching Ryan Tannehill struggle with last year's crop of receivers that this is just how he thinks football is played now.
Rubio was hanging in Iowa with his family for the Iowa State Fair, and started up a game of catch with his kids and other children in a neighborhood in Ankeny, Iowa.
Then this happened.
The kid is OK, but the Internet busted a gut over it.
Dramatic reenactment of Marco Rubio trying to catch the GOP nomination. pic.twitter.com/HvcfTW0nrI— Funny Or Die (@funnyordie) August 18, 2015
Marco Rubio may have hit that kid in the face with a football, but Barack Obama is hitting America in the face—with tyranny. My latest:— Elias Isquith (@eliasisquith) August 18, 2015
OH at the Iowa State Fair - two 12-year-olds Girl: "it's Marco Rubio!" Boy: "he's polling at like 4 percent."— Alexis Levinson (@alexis_levinson) August 18, 2015
Of course, THE LIBERAL MAINSTREAM MEDIA is painting this as Rubio's fault, while clearly it's the kid's for not being able to catch it, as many are pointing out.
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To be fair to Marco Rubio this kid has to have better hands. http://t.co/QmI3pH5ZqC— Joe Kepner (@JKepnerWFTV) August 18, 2015
This Marco Rubio football-to-the-face thing is overblown. Fine throw. Kid needs to catch it.— Neil P. Reilly (@NeilPReilly) August 18, 2015
Marco Rubio is not at fault for hitting a kid in the head with a football. that kid’s gotta get better hands https://t.co/4MizCPUv1F— Sam Stein (@samsteinhp) August 18, 2015
Anyway, it's the middle of August, and this is what we're talking about. Apologies to all.