The Democrat controlled media in Texas is asking for their dirt-eating, murder-fantasizing, emotional expletive slinging prodigal son to drop out of the race for president of the United States and return home. On Saturday, the editorial board of the Houston Chronicle published a heart-tugging piece calling for Robert “Beto” O’Rourke to ditch his losing campaign and instead focus on channeling his energy on another US Senate race – Senator John Cornyn’s (R-TX) seat to be precise.
The board shamelessly pleaded:
“So Beto, if you’re listening: Come home. Drop out of the race for president and come back to Texas to run for senator. The chances of winning the race you’re in now are vanishingly small. And Texas needs you.”
Texas, in fact, appears to be thriving without O’Rourke’s distinct style, which, as Liberty Nation’s Graham J Noble explains, is designed to be inclusive: “He bills himself as all things to all people. He writes terrible poems about cows. He rides a skateboard. He’s a cross between an arm-flinging inflatable tube man and Bobby Kennedy.”
Beyond his failings of presence, he is an emotionally unbalanced, privileged white male who does not handle loss well and recently resorted to using the tragedy of a mass shooting in El Paso as political capital.
The Latest Gaffe
One news magazine led with “the art of giving a damn,” normalizing the expletive laced interview response O’Rourke gave when asked what the president could do to help tone down hate rhetoric. Candidate Beto replied:
“What do you think? You know the s*** he’s been saying. He’s been calling Mexican immigrants rapists and criminals. I don’t know, like, members of the press, what the f***? I mean, connect the dots about what he’s been doing in this country. He’s not tolerating racism, he’s promoting racism. He’s not tolerating violence, he’s inciting racism and violence in this country. So, uhm, you know, I just-I don’t know what kind of question that is.”
Perhaps the latest O’Rourke gaffe finally sent alarm bells clanging through media land and the continuous effort of spinning the lunacy spewed from the left is becoming tiresome. And no one wants an emo loose cannon with access to the red nuke button.
Glossing over his behavior as a peek inside the “human” candidate can only cover so much for a seemingly unbalanced individual who lacks the ability to cope with loss. It was the Gray Lady who published a profile on Beto the losing candidate, which uncovered a disturbing coping mechanism:
“In January, Beto hit the road, much as his father had done before him, and drew energy from the people he met, and — on one stop in New Mexico he didn’t write about in his blog — by eating New Mexican dirt said to have regenerative powers. He brought some home for the family to eat, too.”
Um, thanks, Dad – but a tee shirt would have sufficed.
Other unravelling behaviors – besides his arrest for burglary and DWI – were noted in his writings as a teenager under the nom de plume Psychedelic Warlord. Frankly, he may want to pen an episode for the CBS drama Criminal Minds, as his rantings were serial killer ready:
“This happiness was mine by right. I had earned it in my dreams. As I neared the young ones, I put all my weight on my right foot, keeping the accelerator pedal on the floor until I heard the crashing of the two children on the hood, and then the sharp cry of pain from one of the two. I was so fascinated for a moment, that when after I had stopped my vehicle, I just sat in a daze, sweet visions filling my head.
“My dream was abruptly ended when I heard a loud banging on the front window. It was an old man, who was using his cane to awaken me. He might have been a witness to my act of love.”
His presidential dreams are nearing an abrupt end of their own.
He Just Can’t Win
O’Rourke started off with a bang – raising a whopping $6.1 million online in the first 24 hours after his announcement. But he has since fizzled and has resorted to begging for donations by sending a fundraising newsletter about the El Paso tragedy while polling at a minuscule 1%.
The latest Beto tantrum may have been the last time that the news media will attempt to cover the disturbing behavior of a man who believes he was “born” for the leader of the fee world job. The Houston Chronicle attempted to legitimize the angry outburst and coax their Texas son back into the protective fold: “it struck us as so unscripted, so unexpected that its offense was somehow washed away.”
Much like the Beto campaign itself. No matter the online dentist visits, solo tire changing boasts, or frantic, passionate, gesticulating live streams, he isn’t cutting it – and it appears the media is tired of coming up with explanations for his unorthodox behavior. There are only so many pretty words to be written before the editorial teams all cry “uncle!”