Beto O'Rourke reveals that both he AND his wife Amy are descendants of slave owners
  • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Democratic presidential candidate 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...
    said he discovered that both he and his wife are descended from people who owned slaves
    That's what Democrats did in those days.
  • The former Texas congressman revealed that the documents showed that one of his paternal great-great-great grandfathers owned two women in the 1850s
    The old comely slave girls trick...
  • O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves

  • He is one of two dozen Democrats vying for the 2020 presidential nomination

Posted by: Fred 2019-07-16