If someone were particularly critical of Beto O’Rourke, and if they were intent upon expressing it, they may say something similar to, “The painfully clueless goofball seemingly unaware of how to come across like a normal person has made a complete fool of himself over and over and over.”
The may also provide examples such as…
But they might not.
Either way, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick had something to say Tuesday about the anti-privileged-millionaire privileged millionaire.
Following Beto’s most recent move — a promise to steal America’s most popular hunting rifle from its citizens — Dan released a statement:
“When I heard Beto’s now infamous statement in the debate last week – ‘hell yes we are going to take your AR-15’s and your AK-47’s…’ My first thought was, thank God he lost to Ted Cruz. Because the Texas press never asked him any serious questions in that race, it wasn’t clear until now what a radical left-winger he is – the most radical of all the looney leftists and socialists currently running for president.”
In Dan’s view, Beto’s idioted his way right out of politics:
“My second thought was he will never be a threat to Texas politics again. He’s stuck in tiny single digits in the polls, so he’s not going to be president, but now the Democrats can’t even put him on the ticket with the hope that he will help win Texas. He’s a gun confiscator – he’s done in our state.”
That sounds about right — Texans aren’t known for their desire to have their firearms stolen by a guy who plays punk rock in a sheep mask and white onesie:
Reminder that this man wants the American people to give their guns to him pic.twitter.com/37GJHNreEZ
— ALX 🇺🇸 (@alx) September 14, 2019
Yeah — that ain’t Texas.
How can someone be so breathtakingly tone deaf?
Perhaps his race against Ted served to embolden his more rock ‘n’ roll sensibilities — he came within striking distance of Ted’s victory.
Or maybe, as former Republican Govern John Sununu recently asserted, it’s merely the rashness of despair:
“He really is desperate at this point and will say just about anything to get a headline.”
Hence, you get these:
“Hell yes we are going to take your AR15 and your AK47!” Do my liberal friends really want a president who plans on taking away something you legally bought? pic.twitter.com/pF9HhlvNdx
— Rep. Jeremy Faison (@JeremyFaison4TN) September 13, 2019
— vaportrai1s🐸 (@hu911Anonymous) September 16, 2019
Beto O'Rourke's new campaign shirts to end gun violence just say 'This Is F–ked Up' 6 times https://t.co/oCPCLc8Gep
— Jeffrey Levin (@jilevin) September 2, 2019
Dan dug into Beto’s fashion line:
“Now he’s selling T-shirts with his ‘hell yes’ statement – another flailing attempt to hide his naked ambition and distract from his doomed campaign.”
“Beto says he has talked to people in Texas who own AR-15s and they support his confiscation plan – so he found some liberal who agrees with him. It’s a big state, but the people I talk to don’t want to give up their guns. They know it is the evil intentions of a shooter, not the gun that is a threat to our safety.”
The lieutenant governor also pointed out something I haven’t seen much mentioned, which is — I think — a profound point: The term “buyback” is nonsensical.
“I will never support banning the AR-15s, AK-47s, or a phony buyback program – the government can’t buy back something they have never owned.”
Beto’s idea of government, so far as Dan is concerned, is exceedingly turdish:
“This is what our Second Amendment rights are about — making sure the government can never take away our guns.”
Will Beto ride it out into 2020? How much longer do you expect him to stay in the race? I wanna hear from you in the Comments section.
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