Marco Rubio’s boots were made for walking, campaigning, making fashion statements

He wore them in New Hampshire earlier this week.

Senator Marco Rubio gets on his bus as he leaves a campaign stop in New Hampshire. Mary Schwalm / AP

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio was spotted on Monday campaigning in New Hampshire. And — oh, look! — he was sporting some kickin’ statement footwear that New York Times reporter Michael Barbaro tweeted about.

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What are those?!?!!?’’ you ask. Well, Vanity Fairinvestigated. Writer Tina Nguyen tossed around educated guesses, speculating that a) these booties could cost anywhere from a reasonable $85 to a fiscally irresponsible $1,990 (which might make sense), and b) they could be a designer label like Maison Margiela or even Tom Ford. Alas, Rubio’s campaign told Politico that the boots are Florsheims.

And because one never wants to be one-upped in politics, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul shared his plans to surpass Rubio in the fancy shoe category:


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Little do they know, Donald Trump has everyone beat.

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