By Jose Nino
The following article, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke Thinks You’re Racist, was first published on Big League Politics.
For Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke, it’s “really hard” for him to not view Donald Trump supporters as racist.
During an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union, the 2020 presidential hopeful criticized Trump’s rhetoric and his behavior in the aftermath of massacres in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
Host Jake Tapper started off by saying, “You said to me last week that you thought President Trump was a white nationalist. I just wonder, sir, President Trump won your home state of Texas by nine points.” He then asked, “Almost 63 million Americans voted for him. Do you think it is racist to vote for President Trump in 2020?”
It took O’Rourke a while to respond.
He then said, “I think it’s really hard.”
“I think it’s really hard after everything that we’ve seen from his time as a candidate in 2016 to his repeated warnings of invasions to his repeated calls to send them back,” O’Rourke declared. “Sending back people who are U.S. citizens, sending back people who were born in this country.”
O’Rourke continued with his assertions that Trump is supposedly a …read more