By Alicia M. Cohn - 04/04/12 05:23 PM EDT
“The ’70s were a very frightening time,” Rubio said in a speech last weekend, recorded by Florida's conservative news site Shark Tank. “Jimmy Carter was president. We had a president who lied to the American people … Most troubling of all, we had to overcome disco, and bellbottoms, and the Bee Gees. … All right, I went too far.”
"I don't let my kids listen to any of this stuff," he added.
— This post was updated at 1:35 p.m.