I know tampering with the dead is taboo, but I’ll make an exception here for Beto O’Rourke.
As I said a few weeks ago, his campaign is nothing but a smoking crater at this point. He has no base of support anymore now that he’s not running against Ted Cruz and the media aren’t relentlessly fluffing him.
Instead of standing for anything, Beto has spent his entire presidential campaign apologizing for being privileged and doing whatever he can to show off his inter-sectional credentials. That’s a losing strategy when Joe Biden is sucking up the moderate support and everyone else is already more woke than you.
In what is probably his most pathetic show of pandering to date, Beto decided it’d be a good idea to rant to immigrants about how awful and racist the United States is.
In Nashville, @BetoORourke says to immigrant/refugee group that “This country was founded on white supremacy. And every single structure that we have in this country still reflects the legacy of slavery and segregation and Jim Crow and suppression.” pic.twitter.com/EroMtmEdsX
— Natalie Allison (@natalie_allison) July 8, 2019
I mean, if that’s true, then why would these people want to be here?
It’s not true though. America was not founded on “white supremacy.” It was founded on an incredible set of ideals which have allowed us to develop into the most free, prosperous country on earth. There’s a reason the immigrants and refugees in that picture are in Nashville, TN and not Mexico City.
This entire message isn’t unique to Beto though. We’ve heard similar trashing of America from other candidates and it appears to have become a pretty solid plank in the Democratic party platform. We’ll see how that works out for them outside of blue urban areas in the coming election.
Denigrating the United States with ridiculous hyperbole just makes Beto look desperate. He’s a man with nowhere go and he’s flailing about (figuratively and literally) trying to make people notice him. Mission accomplished I guess, but it’ll do nothing for his campaign.
Someone tell this dude to just quit already. The sheer cringe of all this is getting harder and harder to watch.
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