Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas Congressman-turned-perennial-loser in failed Senate and gubernatorial bids made a complete ass of himself Wednesday evening as Texas Governor Gregg Abbott, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, and Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin, among others, joined together in the shaken rural community.
Whereas sane and decent human beings noticed that local and state leaders were gathered solemnly to express condolences, share what they knew, and chart a path of healing, O’Rourke noticed only that most of the elected officials were Republicans and pounced on the shameless and despicable opportunity to turn the death of children into a cheap political stunt.
This exchange sums up the kind of person O’Rourke is – clueless, selfish, and opportunistic to the extreme. Take a look below:
It is hard to think of a more self-absorbed and cruel act to partake in as a politician. O’Rourke was always a longshot in the November election, but this disgraceful performance hopefully means he just lost every independent voter along the way. Read more