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Beto O’Rourke’s National
Celebrity Was His Undoing

Atlantic, by Elaina Plott

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/7/2018 4:52:18 AM

In the past year, the Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke has been compared endlessly to the great charismatic stars of the Democratic Party. He was Kennedyesque! He was the next Obama! With his boyish grin, rhythmic speech, and unabashedly left-leaning platform, the Democratic former representative was not just the state’s best hope for going blue: According to political strategists across the country, he is among the party’s most promising presidential contenders in 2020. But O’Rourke, who challenged Ted Cruz for his Senate seat, might empathize better with someone like Republican Senator Marco Rubio.

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It´s pretty funny to watch the media who loved every Kennedyesque hair on Robert Francis´s Irish head now pretending they knew all along he could not win.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pchristopher, 11/7/2018 5:14:55 AM     (No. 11822566)

Don´t you think "Robbie" O´Rourke sings better the "Beto"? Goes better with his country club background as opposed to his non-existent Hispanic background.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: M2, 11/7/2018 6:03:26 AM     (No. 11822596)

If Abrams doesn’t contest her loss, this will be a big loss for Hollywood endorsements. And not a moment too soon.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: George R., 11/7/2018 7:06:24 AM     (No. 11822658)

It wasn´t national celebrity that was the undoing of Beto O´Roark. Like most people, Ms Plott doesn´t understand that Texans honor hard work and are not the parasites that elect Democrat Socialist scum!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TexaTucky, 11/7/2018 7:38:35 AM     (No. 11822693)

Beto was just a goofy ding-dong. No in-depth analysis necessary.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 1976Ag, 11/7/2018 7:41:53 AM     (No. 11822699)

His undoing was that he is a fake. He does not fit the Texas style of a hard-working get it done citizen. Plus, most of us knew about the outside money he was getting. We already have enough outsiders here as it is.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/7/2018 7:55:16 AM     (No. 11822718)



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Reply 7 - Posted by: MattMusson, 11/7/2018 7:56:01 AM     (No. 11822720)

O´Rourke is back to skateboarding at the Whataburger and living off his Father-in-law´s billions.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JimBob, 11/7/2018 8:36:55 AM     (No. 11822789)

Sounds to me that Robbie would be a good candidate for coastal Kalifonia.
Maybe in two years he can get elected to Botox Nancy´s seat, and she can retire. (But ONLY if they can pry the Gavel from her cold, wrinkled hands!)

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/7/2018 8:37:29 AM     (No. 11822791)

Everybody sing
Down in the west Texas town of El Paso,
There lived a rich boy named Robert O´Rourke.
He changed is first name from Robert to Beto,
But that chicano name just didn´t work.

He liked to skateboard for the Hollywood mo-
-o--- o--ney, sing punk rock music to try to be funny.
But couldn´t beat unpopulular Cruz.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Ribald1, 11/7/2018 9:03:11 AM     (No. 11822826)

They are spelling his nickname wrong.
It is Beta.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 11/7/2018 9:35:12 AM     (No. 11822859)

Texas might be rid of Beto the fake Mexican, that´s good for Texas, but O´Rourke will go national.
Change his name back to Robert O´Rourke, keep the Kennedyesque haircut when he steps on the stage at the Democrat convention he´s the next east coast Obama. O´Rourke is the face of the left and a money magnet. If Hillary Clinton has future hopes to run again and Liz Warren or Joe Biden O´Rourke is their worse nightmare.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: readaholic, 11/7/2018 10:17:30 AM     (No. 11822915)

I guess he can stop calling himself that fake name now.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dvc, 11/7/2018 10:20:39 AM     (No. 11822920)

Never understood the attraction of a fake Hispanic being greater than a real Hispanic for Hispanic voters, which seemed to be a big part of this guy´s campaign.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 11/7/2018 1:34:09 PM     (No. 11823161)

Bobbie O´Roarke will now turn his attention nationwide. He will soon discover that being the anointed one carries a risk from those who think it´s their turn. By not sharing from his bounty of donations, he broke the first rule when seeking national office, which is you have to build alliances (usually with cash).

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Reply 15 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 11/7/2018 5:09:29 PM     (No. 11823443)

Ha, ha, ha, ha. Glad to see the pretty boy lose.

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