How planning and machinations turn out in the real political world:
How the GOP Sabotaged Marco Rubio, the Man Who Was Once Its Savior
The Rubio Plan sounded awfully appealing to Republicans, not least of them Rubio himself, who set about constructing the fund-raising and advisory apparatus of a top-tier presidential contender. For a few months, the plan proceeded to near perfection. Then everything started falling apart, and it has kept falling apart ever since.