Marco Rubio is right. And Mike Lee is wrong.
These two Republican senators the former an up-and-comer from Florida, the latter a stick-in-the-mud from Utah are on opposite sides of the issue, and of history, on one of the few matters that stands a chance of being reasonably addressed by Congress this year: immigration reform.
Rubio is a rock star of the political class, especially that subset of it already obsessing on who might run for president in 2016. He is a Republican with well-established conservative bona fides, yet his youth and his Latino heritage help him stand out from the crowd. His participation in a bipartisan group of eight senators, from across the country and along the political spectrum, will help that group's proposed immigration reform package, announced Monday, gain traction for a quest that has failed so many times before.