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Skateboarding socialist Beto O´Rourke wipes out
Washington Times, by Charles Hurt

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/8/2018 5:13:26 AM

Blue wave? These damned meteorologists keep getting it wrong. Well, at least it is safe to come back out on the beach again. Skateboarding socialist Robert Francis O’Rourke did not make history in Texas Tuesday night. Neither did Andrew Gillum in Florida. They were supposed to be the Second Coming of Barack Obama. Despite the massive media hype, each will have to be content as asterisks sloshing around in a rolling blue puddle for now. Taylor Swift, meanwhile, is packing up her country boots and band equipment and headed back to Hollywood. Her man in Tennessee lost by more than ten points. If anything, these people

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However, Robert Francis came too close. In my own Tarrant County, often characterized as the dependably reddest county in Texas, Beto won.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/8/2018 5:52:44 AM     (No. 11823989)

The sad part of this Betomania is that people did a straight party vote and elected a 27 year old who does not live in the county as the next Harris county judge. We will see her mettle when the next hurricane hits

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Reply 2 - Posted by: winnie1, 11/8/2018 5:59:33 AM     (No. 11823998)

Don´t write Beto off or should I say Robert Francis fill in the blank. The Dem´s are already to put him up for the Presidency in 2020. All because he looks like a Kennedy.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/8/2018 6:19:22 AM     (No. 11824020)

#2 he looks like a sweaty s’ball

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bazi, 11/8/2018 7:16:55 AM     (No. 11824100)

Looking at his official 2013 portrait, I´m going with Lurch.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Northcross, 11/8/2018 8:13:24 AM     (No. 11824177)

I agree with #2 and foresee an O´Rourke/Gillum ticket in 2020. The fact that these guys almost won is frightening to conservatives, but liberals were impressed. They are both perfect. Charismatic, hip, loved by Hollywood and the media, and so like Obama meaning (1) socialists (2) no accomplishments (3) full of empty rhetoric, and therefore perfect puppets for the globalist manipulators.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 11/8/2018 8:42:08 AM     (No. 11824208)

I think that Bobby is more comparable to Bill Clinton and his saxophone if skateboarding is now a cool criteria for running for president. That and being asked what kind of undies you wear.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: kono, 11/8/2018 8:56:16 AM     (No. 11824230)

Keep licking the wounds and organizing the Silver Lining tour. And brace yourself for a slap attack when the Dems wake up with their post-party hangovers. Will what befell Tucker Carlson be pattern and precedent for how the Left will react to Tuesday?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: hershey, 11/8/2018 9:10:23 AM     (No. 11824253)

Beto got banged, Gillium got thrown to the gators, but we still have that fatty one in Georgia hanging on....

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Axeman, 11/8/2018 9:17:06 AM     (No. 11824264)

I skateboard, do handstands, backflips, break dance, play various instruments, and I´m older than Be.O´R. Maybe I should run for office.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Captleemo, 11/8/2018 9:46:04 AM     (No. 11824308)

How is it that they call Robert Beto?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Ruler of the Elves, 11/8/2018 11:03:19 AM     (No. 11824463)

Too many illegals voted or the race wouldn´t have been so close. The two seats lost to
Democrats in the House, only two, may no get to keep those after the investigation is done. Corruption IS politics. Lately it is so crooked one feels soiled. I don´t know how all these stay out of jail. Were it me, they would have put me under the jail.

There is no justice on earth. Only revenge.
Glad we Texans outnumbered the shystie vote.
Democrats now have just enough rope to hang themselves in 2020.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Smart11344, 11/8/2018 12:55:28 PM     (No. 11824658)

Beto just became a falling star.

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