Senator Marco Rubio pens an op-ed in today’s Wall Street Journal explaining why he won’t vote to raise the debt limit: “They say it is the mature, responsible thing to do. In fact, it’s nothing more than putting off the tough decisions until after the next election. … I will vote to defeat an increase in the debt limit unless it is the last one we ever authorize and is accompanied by a plan for fundamental tax reform, an overhaul of our regulatory structure, a cut to discretionary spending, a balanced-budget amendment, and reforms to save Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. … I know that by writing this, I am inviting political attack. When I proposed reforms to Social Security during my campaign, my opponent spent millions on attack ads designed to frighten seniors. But demagoguery is the last refuge of the spineless politician.” Continue reading here.