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There’s definitely going to be a lot of Monday-morning quarterbacking about Marco Rubio’s latest move in Iowa.

Take a look as the Florida senator and GOP presidential candidate tries to show that he’s a man of the people, and makes a gallant effort to reach out to the youth with a friendly round of tossing the pigskin. But after this bad play, perhaps he should just be thankful that this kid is too young to vote.

Video via Bloomberg Politics.

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