Senator Marco Rubio generated a lot of positive buzz at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in January. A dynamic young catholic Latino from Florida, Rubio charmed crowds with his sense of humor and looked like he could be the perfect young vice-presidential candidate. However, on Thursday BuzzFeed broke the story that Rubio was, for a few years of his life, Mormon.
With an evangelical Christian base that have had no issue voicing their displeasure with the other Mormon candidates during this election cycle, Rubio's fall from the GOP may have already taken place.
Steve Kornacki writes about politics at Salon.