Heard on the Hill

Tea Partyers Pan Ken Cuccinelli for Hanging With Marco Rubio

As part of his last-ditch effort to rally the GOP faithful, Virginia gubernatorial hopeful Ken Cuccinelli brought Sen. Marco Rubio to the Old Dominion to help tag team a campaign rally.

(Courtesy Ken Cuccinelli)

(Courtesy Ken Cuccinelli)

From the looks of things on Facebook, it would seem that many folks did not approve of Cuccinelli’s choice of political arm candy.

While support for Cuccinelli poured in from all over the country — HOH spotted well-wishers from as far west as Nevada and down south into Texas — a slew of detractors took direct aim at Rubio, attacking the Florida Republican’s:

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Conservative bona fides

 

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Polarizing immigration overhaul plan

 

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And likeability in general

Meanwhile, another critic laid into Cuccinelli for attempting to extend his allotted amount of celebrity:

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Guess we'll have to wait until Tuesday's returns to see whether Rubio managed to save (or effectively buried) the trailing candidate.  As of now, Democrat Terry McAuliffe continues to lead in the polls.