Beto O’Rourke is one of those people who is addicted to running for office. No matter how many times voters say no, he just keeps throwing his hat into the ring.
He ran for U.S. senator and lost. He ran for president and lost.
Now he is running for governor of Texas.
FOX News reports:
Beto O’Rourke running for Texas governor against GOP incumbent Abbott
Former congressman, Democratic presidential candidate, and Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke announced Monday that he is running for governor of Texas, setting himself up for a potential 2022 general election battle with incumbent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
“I’m running for governor,” O’Rourke said in a video announcement Monday.
“Together, we can push past the small and divisive politics that we see in Texas today — and get back to the big, bold vision that used to define Texas,” he added in a tweet.
O’Rourke enters a Democratic primary field that did not yet include any high-profile names. Abbot, meanwhile, will have to fend off primary challenges from former Texas GOP chairman Allen West and former state Sen. Don Huffines.
O’Rourke, in his announcement video, attacked Texas Republicans on a number of issues, including the catastrophic power grid failures last winter.
Less than an hour after his announcement, a report was released that confirmed Beto is coming after people’s guns.
O’Rourke says he won’t back away from mandatory assault weapons buyback in gov race. “I think most Texans can agree…that we should not see our friends, our family…our neighbors, shot up w/ weapons that were originally designed for use on a battlefield” https://t.co/x6Wc59WCGN
— Patrick Svitek (@PatrickSvitek) November 15, 2021
How do you think that will go over with the people of Texas?
Beto O’Rourke running for Governor of Texas after openly declaring his hatred for guns is one of the silliest thing I’ve heard since…
— Lauren Boebert (@laurenboebert) November 15, 2021
Beto wants to:
– defund the police
– kill good paying oil & gas jobs
– allow chaotic open border policies
– support the failing Biden agenda
– impose socialism
– take your guns.
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) November 15, 2021
Maybe Beto should try getting a real job for once.
Cross posted from American Lookout.