“You know what, it’s something I’m going to think about”
We haven’t heard much from failed presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke lately. Joe Biden hasn’t found a good position for him in the new administration.
Now there are rumblings that he may launch a bid for governor of Texas.
Some people in politics don’t know how to take no for an answer. Beto is one of them.
He appeared on MSNBC this week and used the Texas power outages to attack Governor Greg Abbott.
Dominick Mastrangelo writes at The Hill:
Beto O’Rourke: ‘We are nearing a failed state in Texas’ due to Republican leaders
Former Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke blamed Republican leaders in Texas for what he says was a failure to prepare for widespread power outages resulting from a massive winter storm that swept across the state this week.
“So much of this was avoidable,” O’Rourke said during an appearance Tuesday on MSNBC. “Going back to the deregulation of our electric grid here in Texas, which has actually created an incentive to not weatherize or protect against these events.”
The onetime congressman from El Paso said Republicans who run the state are too busy worrying about “stupid” cultural issues like the debate over the national anthem before NBA games or efforts to make Texas a “sanctuary state” for companies and people fleeing states with more liberal policies on issues like guns and immigration.
“The energy capital of North America cannot provide enough energy to warm and power people’s homes,” O’Rourke said. “We are nearing a failed state in Texas. And it has nothing to do with God or natural disasters. It has everything to do with those in positions of public trust who have failed us.”
See the video below:
— Truth Matters ♥️ (@one4REALchange) February 17, 2021
You know the Hollywood left will be on board with this, just like they are every time Beto runs for something.
Beto O’rourke for Governor of Texas.
— ✌?rosanna arquette (@RoArquette) February 17, 2021
This is a good reminder:
Remember when Beto used the horrific mass shooting in El Paso to relaunch his failing campaign for President?
Now he's doing the same with people freezing to death in Texas. He loves capitalizing off of death even more than he loves skateboarding.
— Tim Young (@TimRunsHisMouth) February 17, 2021
Andrew Stiles of the Washington Free Beacon wrote about this a few weeks ago with a great headline:
Beto O’Rourke ‘Thinking About’ Losing Race for Texas Governor
Failed Senate and presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke is “going to think about” launching a failed bid for governor of Texas in 2022, the Houston Chronicle reported Thursday:
Democrat Beto O’Rourke has left no doubt that he’s weighing a run for governor next year.
“You know what, it’s something I’m going to think about,” O’Rourke said in an exclusive interview on an El Paso radio station earlier this week.
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