On Wednesday Sen. Marco Rubio experienced what some of us have had nightmares about. Nearing the end of his foreign policy speech at the Brookings Institution, Rubio discovered that the final page of his notes was missing. Watch his unflustered reaction:
The senator grinned at his blunder, but then he returned—almost seamlessly—to his speech. Well done!
As he wrapped up, it became obvious why he couldn’t improvise his conclusion: “This is why I needed this page,” Rubio chuckled, before reading a quote from former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.