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A Tale of Two Yachts

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The New York Times has been critical of Marco Rubio’s yacht – clearly an idle rich man’s toy.

They take no notice of Secretary of State John Kerry (who by the way served in Viet Nam (for three months)), who also has a little boat to play with.

Let’s see what these two boats look like.   First, Kerry’s.    It’s the one on the left.

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The 76-foot yacht is valued at $7 million.  Kerry, who lives in Massachusetts, keeps it in nearby Rhode Island, saving him about $70,000 a year in taxes, and about $400,000 in sales tax.

Kerry can obviously afford to keep and run a yacht like that, and as far as I’m concerned, he’s welcome to it.

Now let’s look at Rubio’s yacht:


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It’s a sport fishing boat, 25 feet end to end.  It cost $80,000.  And it’s docked in Florida, Rubio’s home state.

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Written by freedomactionnow

June 12, 2015 at 10:43 pm

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