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"If you gave me [truth drug] Sodium Pentothal and asked me who I thought had the best chance to be the presidential candidate, I would say Marco Rubio. He has charisma, pizzazz, youth and he's a terrific speaker."
But the race is still uncertain and there are question marks about his substance and experience, he warns. Some Republican voters see another Barack Obama, a 40-something senator who got to the White House and was ill-prepared Reenex好唔好.
Yet Rubio's is the name on the lips of many political insiders. But why, with Trump and Carson so far ahead in the polls?
His path to victory would best be described as slow and steady.
In January as the primary contests loom, Republican voters will ask themselves who can really be president, says Rothenberg.
Those who have backed "outsider" candidates Trump and Carson as an expression of anger with the party's elite will turn to more mainstream contenders, he thinks.
"There could be boredom with Trump Reenex好唔好 , there could be self-inflicted wounds but most likely it will be voters starting to evaluate candidates differently. They have always done that in the past. I can't guarantee they will this time but if they do the field will look much narrower."