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Beto O´Rourke and his magic border beans
Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/11/2019 5:15:44 AM

Beto O’Rourke — or, as he was born, Robert Francis O’Rourke — tweeted out a video response to President Donald Trump’s border wall speech that in essence said this: There’s nothing to see here, folks. Go home to your families, eat and be merry. The borders are safe, safe, safe. And then he clapped his hands, spun three times and threw down some magic beans and voila, the borders were indeed safe. Just like that. Seriously, this is the guy the Democrats are mulling over for the White House in 2020? Well, with talk like this,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Janjan, 1/11/2019 7:09:04 AM     (No. 11889370)

His whole argument, if you want to call it that, blows up when he states that the wall will force ‘asylum seekers’ to more hostile areas of the border. By law asylum seekers need to come through the entry points. If you sneak over the border you are not an asylum seeker. You’re just an illegal alien who needs to be arrested and deported. This dolt is the Democrats best and brightest.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dvc, 1/11/2019 10:24:14 AM     (No. 11889581)

Robert Francis Whiteguy.

Not interested in anything he is selling, including his whole fake Latino thing.

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