- The Washington Times - Monday, November 16, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign is out with a new Web video that seizes on a line from Saturday’s Democratic presidential debate in which former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton described the myriad protest movements of the 1960s.

“This election is a generational choice about the future of America,” read words in the Web video, which then plays some of Mrs. Clinton’s words from the debate.

“I come from the ‘60s, long time ago,” Mrs. Clinton said Saturday. She was answering a question about the recent protests on the University of Missouri campus.


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“There was a lot of activism on campus — civil rights activism, anti-war activism, women’s rights activism,” she said. “And I do appreciate the way young people are standing up and speaking out.”



She said what’s happening at the University of Missouri and other universities “reflects the deep sense of concern, even despair, that so many young people, particularly of color, have.”

The video played part of the clip on an old-fashioned television that then faded to scrambled snow.

The video then plays a clip of Mr. Rubio, Florida Republican, saying that the 2016 election had better be about the “future” and not the “past.”

“If I’m our nominee, we will be the party of the future,” he says.

Mr. Rubio has worked to hammer home the generational contrast theme throughout his campaign, referring to “outdated” leaders and ideas. Even in his announcement speech in April, Mr. Rubio, 44, referred to Mrs. Clinton, 68, as a “leader from yesterday.”

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