Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida this week became the most high-profile Republican to embrace Uber, appearing at the company's offices in Washington, D.C., on Monday.
There have long been über Republicans. Now, there are Uber Republicans.
Uber, the app-based alternative to traditional taxi services, is becoming an icon among Republicans, who say it is an example of innovation stifled by big government—much like charter schools, for-profit colleges and market-based ideas in health care and other highly regulated industries.
Wall Street Journal article here