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Should Beto O’Rourke Drop Out?

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Posted By: StormCnter, 7/16/2019 5:04:52 PM

Many of the Beto O’Rourke faithful in Texas, people who supported him during his 2018 Senate race, have now reached the same conclusion: Beto should drop out of the presidential race. In a Quinnipiac poll from early June, 60 percent of Texas Democrats said they preferred that O’Rourke suspend his presidential campaign and run against Senator John Cornyn instead. Just 27 percent said they’d rather he continue his presidential bid. Since then, his national poll numbers have dropped significantly—one recent poll of New Hampshire voters found that O’Rourke had 0.0 percent support in the state.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ming 7/16/2019 5:11:40 PM (No. 125558)
Should Beto O’Rourke Drop Out? Yes, and then seek professional help. In fact, all the dimocrats should seek professional help while we're on the subject.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross 7/16/2019 5:20:34 PM (No. 125568)
At one point a few months ago, I was certain the Democratic ticket for 2020 would be O"Rourke/Abrams. But then skateboard Bobby O began eating 'dirt' and having his teeth cleaned on social media. From there it was all downhill. A monumental collapse. Poor donors. No way to get their money back on this bad bet.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Avikingman 7/16/2019 5:20:37 PM (No. 125569)
Yes, before his nose gets any longer. Have you seen those nostrils?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird 7/16/2019 5:28:49 PM (No. 125570)
Oh, stay and continue to muddy the Dems’ water… The more the merrier for us Deplorables...
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DVC 7/16/2019 5:36:29 PM (No. 125575)
Who would notice, either way?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: MickTurn 7/16/2019 5:39:48 PM (No. 125579)
I would prefer Buto get with Mayor ButtPlug and they do their Democrap thing!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 7/16/2019 5:52:23 PM (No. 125592)
I hope he stays in and continues flailing his arms around, to the bitter end. I want Texans to say to themselves, "never again!".
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Paper Straw 7/16/2019 6:00:31 PM (No. 125599)
Don’t know about anyone else but I enjoy watching Beet-o help clog up the flow of democrat presidential politics. He’s such a clumsy oaf in his pandering that he almost makes Joe Biden appear principled.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: bad-hair 7/16/2019 6:05:49 PM (No. 125602)
Stay !!! Pleeease Stay. Texas Monthly, accurately described by another commenter her as an overpriced advertisement delivery device for stuff you really don't want needs the likes of Roberto O'Rourquez to keep the presses rolling.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: thewarden 7/16/2019 6:19:57 PM (No. 125610)
Just say ‘no’ to anything remotely resembling a Kennedy...always.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: JediJerry 7/16/2019 6:22:06 PM (No. 125611)
ODork needs to stay in to the final vote in the Dem Convention. Ride that wave!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Banjo Willy 7/16/2019 6:36:09 PM (No. 125616)
What an unconscious question. Drop out? He should have never been in.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: starboard 7/16/2019 6:41:25 PM (No. 125620)
Adios Beto and good riddance.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: SALady 7/16/2019 6:51:44 PM (No. 125629)
Absolutely not!!!! He needs to stay to the bitter end!!! Otherwise, he may decide to run for some other state or federal office in Texas, and hand pick a district where he has a chance to win!!! Then we are stuck with him indefinitely!!! No thank you!!! No, Beto-the-faux-Mexicano, stand your ground and keep on keeping on for president!!!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: lakerman1 7/16/2019 7:27:53 PM (No. 125649)
Come on, Man! Stop abusing the fake Mexican, just because he is at zero in N.H.! He could be the face of the meaningless Dimocrat party. I want all 24 candidates to be on the primary ballot in Pennsylvania, so that I can cast my lifelong Democratic vote for one of them. (Which means I can vote against the other 23.) Or maybe I'll write in Swalwell. Or Lady Lucifer.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: JL80863 7/16/2019 7:36:09 PM (No. 125653)
Absolutely not! If the clown car gets a flat they need someone to lose the lug nuts.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Lawsy0 7/16/2019 7:51:30 PM (No. 125659)
Well not until he gets a few more dollars to tide him over until the next election cycle. He has no marketable skills with which to earn an honest living, so these government hand-outs is the only income he'll have until old men on skateboards comes into vogue.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 7/16/2019 8:03:14 PM (No. 125666)
Yes and go discover basket weaving. The Hick from Colorado needs to disappear, too, despite his having attended the Bilderberg Group meeting last year where he thought he was the anointed one.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: GO3 7/16/2019 8:18:38 PM (No. 125676)
1) Drop out and run against Cornyn? OK, go ahead and that will be the last time we hear of Beeto. Cornyn may be a Rino, but his machine is well oiled and would squish Beeto like a bug. 2) Beeto crashing and then becoming a cabinet member like Rick Perry? Please. The dem candidate would have to win, and then appoint Beeto as Secretary of ...um..er...Silly Walks.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: pinger 7/16/2019 8:25:48 PM (No. 125679)
No, Beto, please do not drop out. I want to see you as the Democrat nominee for president.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Muguy 7/16/2019 8:30:37 PM (No. 125683)
It is plainly obvious that he was nothing more than a media creation like Nobama. He embarrasses himself more and more every time he opens his mouth. He proposes nothing new from the others but now he is exposed as a fake, dropping out to run against John Cronyn would be foolish because Chuck U. Schumer has already put his name on MJ Hegar. Former gubernatorial candidate Chris Bell is also in the race against Cronyn who is running to the right now that he is up for the-election. At this point, Beta needs to keep apologizing and degrading himself and he will eventually figure out there is nothing he can do to sink low enough to get elected but to claim being black, transgender, or an illegal alien
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Hazymac 7/16/2019 8:32:17 PM (No. 125684)
"Ee-yaki!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYppdp_2GCk If skateboard doesn't work, oh coiner of epically stupid epigrams, maybe seppuku will. Make them care, Beta, you blithering idiot. Make them care. Let them know you'll go all the way. When's your next trip to the dentist, dull boy?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: acesfull 7/16/2019 8:38:27 PM (No. 125689)
There’s something that just don’t seem right ‘bout the boy.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: varkdriver 7/16/2019 8:57:57 PM (No. 125696)
His level of support in NH is the same as my college GPA. Zero. Point. Zero. [hat tip Dean Wormer]
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Calvinesq 7/16/2019 9:28:19 PM (No. 125713)
There is a saying in some card games -- "keep the low man low". Beto needs to just fade away. Building him up to bring down the other dopes is not the way to go. Beto is shovel ready. Keep him there.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Italiano 7/16/2019 9:43:50 PM (No. 125729)
Dream ticket: Beto and Butthead.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: XCenturion 7/16/2019 9:56:21 PM (No. 125745)
Si.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: hotcorner 7/17/2019 9:28:08 AM (No. 126134)
Every time I see a piece with him speaking I think he needs to quit and see a shrink. He is seriously deluded.
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