Beto O'Rourke slammed on social media for failing to answer his first question in Spanish OR English
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke;
...Kennedyeque businessman, musician, skateboard artiste, and politician who represented Texas' 16th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019. Beto is a Latino nickname for people whose names end in "erto," like "Roberto" or "Alberto." He is seeking the Dem nomination for President in 2020 because he has nice hair and lots of teeth. He was born into a local political family in El Paso, Texas and is a graduate of a prep school and Columbia University, which is not in Texas. In 2005, he was elected to the El Paso City Council. He was elected to Congress in 2012 after defeating eight-term incumbent Silvestre Reyes in the Democratic primary. He declined to seek re-election in 2018, instead running for the Senate against Republican Ted Cruz, running a campaign that drew national attention because of his skateboarding skills. A few months after he lost, he announced his campaign for President...
dodged a question about a proposed top income rate of 70 per cent in two languages on Wednesday evening - sidestepping the issue in English and Spanish at a Democratic debate.

His second answer was so confusing that fellow candidate Cory Spartacus Booker
U.S. Senator-for-Life from Noo Joisey, formerly the mayor of Newark. Booker is a candidate for president in 2020, running on a platform of Make America Newark. He once wrote an essay on how to grope babes. He is noted for having an imaginary friend named T-Bone...
, who answered a question later in Spanish, was caught giving him the side eye.

O'Rourke became an early target after fielding the first question of the debate on MSNBC. A moderator asked him about the raising the rates on top earners, which is a notion that Rep. Alexandria Boom Boom Ocasio-Cortez
Dem represntative from da Bronx in Noo Yawk and leader of the Mean Girl Caucus in Congress. One of the Great Minds of the 21st Century, she is known as much for her innaleck as for her dance moves. She is all in favor of socialism, even though she's fuzzy on the details...
floated for millionaires when she came to Congress.

'This economy has got to work for everyone. And right now we know that it isn't. And it's going to take all of us coming together to make sure that it does,' O'Rourke said, reverting to his campaign boilerplate language.

Then he switched to Spanish to deliver his non-answer for viewers again.
Posted by: Fred 2019-06-28