Texas’s Beto O’Rourke so desperately wants to be the Democrats’ ‘hope and change’ blank-slate candidate. Here’s why that won’t work in 2020.
Voters in Texas, Tennessee, and Georgia chose the un-flashy Republicans over the celebrity-backed Democratic candidates in the 2018 midterms.
Cruz barely beat Beto O’Rourke, and other statewide races across Texas showed that despite its deep-red reputation, Texas could turn blue.
The Resistance who had actively convinced themselves of the wave’s existence, were hampered by the economy, by Kavanaugh, and by a challenging map.
O’Rourke’s loss should put to rest the notion that a left-wing progressive can win in deep-red Texas without compromising on key issues.
For all the hype about turning Texas blue, Beto O’Rourke represents nothing so much as the deeply myopic state of the Texas Democratic Party.
Before one of the largest midterm election crowds in recent memory, Trump outlined the grand theme of his reelection: culture war.
In the final Texas Senate debate, Beto O’Rourke came off as likable and charismatic. But his charm is no match for Ted Cruz’s obvious competence and experience.
The Democratic Party and the overwhelming majority of reporters and pundits in Big Media reflect the interests of progressive activists at the expense of their coalitions, both nationally and locally.
The way journalists have treated Senate nominee Beto O’Rourke is just another sign of their bias, advocacy, and wishful thinking.
D.C. and New York impose high costs to own arms and ammunition, California requires technology that is expensive at best and nonexistent at worst, and ammunition taxes nakedly drive up costs.
‘Stop, stop. A mob is what we saw in Charlottesville, Virginia two Augusts ago. A mob is not what we saw chasing’ Sen. Ted Cruz, said CNN’s Brooke Baldwin.
If Republicans are going to start delivering on their promises, why don’t they deliver on one from the last four election cycles, by eliminating the law that has raised premiums for millions?
Despite myriad fawning media profiles, Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke is yet another member of the progressive herd with no new ideas, no personality, and minimal experience.
Whether they are fast food or fine dining, restaurants are not public venues in which all people are welcome. They are private businesses that specialize in hospitality.
A mob of people calling themselves democratic socialists, LGBT activists, anarchists, anti-fascists, and anti-racists descended upon Sen. Ted Cruz and his wife while they were out to dinner last night.
Democrats have long thought they could turn Texas blue if they could just increase voter turnout. But there’s good reason to doubt it.
Even a small dog, with only minimal human assistance, more credibly approximates this classic Phil Collins fill from ‘In The Air Tonight’ than Beto O’Rourke manages on ‘Baba O’Riley.’
On Wednesday, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Beto O’Rourke agreed with the assertion that the police are ‘the new Jim Crow.’
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