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Mike Rowe praises Rubio's most-talked about debate remark

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Though media fact-checkers are unimpressed with Sen. Marco Rubio's, R-Fla., claim this week that the world needs more welders and fewer philosophers, CNN's Mike Rowe thinks the 2016 presidential candidate has a point.

"I'm glad Rubio said what he said," the host of "Somebody's Gotta Do It" said Thursday in a Facebook post.

Rubio said during the fourth televised debate Tuesday evening that the best way to raise wages is to make America "the best place in the world to start a business or expand an existing business."

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The senator also called for more tax and regulatory reform, saying that this is the surest way to "reinvigorate manufacturing ... and make higher education faster and easier to access, especially vocational training."

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