(Salon) -- The Sunday shows yesterday featured pretty much nothing but Republicans rehashing their debate and celebrating the ascension of Paul Ryan as Savior of the Republican Party. The GOP pundits were a little bit more subdued than usual, but everyone agreed that the Republicans are the party of youth and vigor and the future But for the fact that young people overwhelmingly support the Democrats, that might even make some sense.
But despite all the big political news of the week, there was a another political story that garnered no attention on the SundayMorning GOP love fest: The decision by vastly wealthy hedge fund manager Paul Singer to back Marco Rubio.
Now it must be noted that so far Rubio has not shown any real strength with voters. He’s still mired down with the pack, usually somewhere around 3rd, 4th or 5th place. By comparison with Bush he’s holding his own, but in the field still dominated by the outsider weirdos, he doesn’t seem to be registering all that effectively in the polls. But there is one group of GOP voters who have been dazzled by him for a while: the billionaires.
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