Beto O’Rourke might want to cool it with all the stories about his ‘lifelong Republican mom’

Posted at 7:41 pm on October 16, 2018 by Brett T.

Did you know that Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke skateboards and used to be in a punk band and is kind of reminiscent of a young Kennedy? Of course you do, if you’ve read any of the million puff-pieces that have been done about him.

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If you’ve been to any of his rallies recently you also know that his mom’s a lifelong Republican. There’s more to that story, of course, just like there was more to O’Rourke’s drunk driving story that didn’t quite mesh with the official police report.

Yep.

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For a Republican, she sure does vote Democrat a lot.

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Isn’t his mom also the one who called him “Beto” as a child? We think we heard that in another O’Rourke anecdote that we found totally believable.

Truth:

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Hey, this “lifelong Republican” thing is more useful than we thought:


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