Marco Rubio wants the 49ers to win and shut down Taylor Swift conspiracies
Marco Rubio seeks to cut off a line of revenue for Venezuela.

But the Senator expects the Chiefs to emerge as Super Bowl champions.

Sen. Marco Rubio wants the San Francisco 49ers to win the Super Bowl— just to shut down Taylor Swift conspiracies. But he thinks the Kansas City Chiefs will likely take the Vince Lombardi Trophy anyway.

During a CNN appearance Sunday, the avid football fan offered his take on the big game.

“I want the 49ers to win so we can get rid of these conspiracy theories about Taylor Swift. Never in my life have I been motivated by anything other than football, but this time, I think if the 49ers win, it’ll be perfect,” he said. “It would get rid of all these conspiracy theories.”

In the buildup to the Super Bowl, some right-wing commentators have posted a number of conspiracies that pop superstar Swift’s romantic relationship with Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce was a “psy-op” operation. Swift’s appearance at games has already contributed to record viewership for Chiefs games.

The notion is Swift, who has already endorsed President Joe Biden in 2020, could use the platform to encourage audiences to vote for the Democrat.

That’s something many voices across the political spectrum have dismissed as hogwash. Rubio, the ranking Republican of the Senate Intelligence Committee and somewhat of an expert on actual psyop activity, would likely have some insight into any federal government operation to match-make America’s top reigning pop star with a member of a Super Bowl caliber sports team.

The Senator also briefly played college football before embarking on a political career. His son Anthony also committed as a walk-on last year with the University of Florida as a redshirt freshman, though he did not see action.

The knowledge of football, more than intel operations, makes the Senator think the Chiefs will emerge as champions on Sunday.

“I think the Chiefs are probably going to win,” Rubio told CNN host Jake Tapper.

Jacob Ogles

Jacob Ogles has covered politics in Florida since 2000 for regional outlets including SRQ Magazine in Sarasota, The News-Press in Fort Myers and The Daily Commercial in Leesburg. His work has appeared nationally in The Advocate, Wired and other publications. Events like SRQ’s Where The Votes Are workshops made Ogles one of Southwest Florida’s most respected political analysts, and outlets like WWSB ABC 7 and WSRQ Sarasota have featured his insights. He can be reached at [email protected].


  • Teddy

    February 11, 2024 at 3:40 pm

    Interesting. Marco’s party is the party of conspiracies. And he wants to shut this one down, but he doesn’t want to shut down the biggest contributor to conspiracy theories and that is Donald Trump. if all the Republicans spoke out against Trump, they may lose an election, but they would actually help the country immensely in getting it back on track to a sense of normalcy of a two-party system

  • PeterH

    February 11, 2024 at 6:11 pm

    Yet Marco Rubio endorsed the super-dad of conspiracy theorist. Go figure!

    Republicans are America’s worst enemy!

    Vote all Republicans out of office!

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