Politics Teaches Valuable Social Lesson

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/rubio-attempts-spin-water-gaffe-favor-article-1.1263909

By laughing off his now infamous water gaffe, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio (R) recently demonstrated Lesson 13 of PEERS: What to Do When You Are the Target of Gossip.

  • Do not show that you are upset.
  • Do not confront the source of the gossip.
  • Avoid the source of the gossip.
  • Act amazed.
  • Spread an anti-rumor about yourself.

Social media and late night comedians went to town on Rubio.

“I needed water, what am I gonna do? It happens,” Rubio said on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” chuckling as he voluntarily took another swig from the bottle on national TV.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/rubio-attempts-spin-water-gaffe-favor-article-1.1263909#ixzz2KvL8tJf4

His PAC is even offering bottles of “Rubio” water for PAC donations. https://www.reclaimamericapac.com/donate/water-bottle/   Image

Politics aside, I like the way he took advantage of the opportunity and poked fun at himself. This action was very timely for us as our 13th PEERS session was Tuesday evening. What a great example for our kids!

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One response to “Politics Teaches Valuable Social Lesson

  1. Nice job.

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