1. a person who is expected or required to be present at a place or event but is not.
A superpac affiliated with Ted Cruz is slamming Marco Rubio in a new ad as an absentee Senator who has done nothing since being elected to congress. But, according to the ad, Marco looks good on TV!
I’m not going to say how Rubio looks on TV, but the part about him being awol from his job in the senate is a documented fact. And now, the man who can’t even do his job in the senate, is running to be the next president of the United States!