Dave Catanese has the scoop :
The online movement to draft the yet-to-be-sworn in Sen.-elect Marco Rubio for president in 2012 has begun HERE. It's been started by the same 20-something Texan who launched Rick Perry vs. The World.
A quick fact: If Rubio were to launch a presidential exploratory committee
at the same point in this cycle that Obama announced his
in the 2008 cycle, Rubio will have been in office for 14 days.
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