Sen. Marco Rubio in Washington last spring. That is a pretty deep part he’s sporting, isn’t it? (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

“Esquire report on having less hair than I once did is sadly true. But good news is I am still in upper 2% in Senate.”

Sen. Marco Rubio joking on Twitter Wednesday about a new Esquire story that claims the youthful Florida Republican is “not far off from combover city.” The possible 2016 hopeful has emerged as a surprisingly loose and sassy social-media maven, tweeting Jay-Z lyrics, airline gripes, and wacky news stories (“Man pleads guilty to smuggling birds into US from Cuba, HIDDEN IN HIS PANTS!!!”). If only we could get Harry Reid to weigh in on Rubio’s hair retention versus Ben Nelson’s.

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