Rubio’s endorsement is the final blow ending any chance Santorum still had of securing the nomination. Rubio is highly regarded by members of the Tea Party faction making his endorsement a very significant one. In fact, Rubio would be the ideal choice for Vice Presidential running mate.
Imagine Rubio on the campaign trail – young, Spanish speaking, popular, experienced in government but not part of the Washington establishment, from the South to balance Romney’s northern Massachusetts handicap. And Rubio has fire in his delivery that Romney does not. But would he run if asked?