You would think that your presidential campaign would have a “purpose” from the moment it was launched, but according to Buzzfeed, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke has only just now discovered his:
— BuzzFeed Politics (@BuzzFeedPol) September 2, 2019
And by “purpose” they, of course, mean O’Rourke’s promises to confiscate certain kinds of guns via “mandatory buyback” in the extremely unlikely event he’s elected president. But there are other purposes:
To see how many times a politician can publicly drop F bombs before their career ends?
— WheelmanForHire (@WheelmanForHire) September 2, 2019
to give cover to all of the hacks who compared him to RFK when he ran against Cruz?
— Glenn Amurgis (@gamurgis) September 2, 2019
to get to 1%?
— Brad Horstkotte ?? (@BradHorstkotte) September 2, 2019
It's purpose to be a complete joke https://t.co/LcsKrhhRC4
— Matt “Fredo” (@nflulrich17) September 2, 2019
To make me laugh
— John Kurth (@KurthKurth3) September 2, 2019
So far O’Rourke’s promises of gun confiscation combined with F-bombs don’t seem to be propelling him to the top tier of Democrats.
Don’t think his anger and taking guns away will get very many votes, even if MSM loves it…..
— Darlene (@DarleneVickers3) September 2, 2019
wanna hear a joke? this. https://t.co/KfSu8hRyvS
— ' (@atbymine) September 2, 2019
Sure fire sign your campaign is doomed… https://t.co/0X0q1xh9Yy
— Andrew Donaldson (@four4thefire) September 2, 2019
— Eddie Zipperer (@EddieZipperer) September 2, 2019
— Kevin D. Monaghan (@KevinDMonaghan) September 2, 2019
His campaign's purpose is to end. https://t.co/98Kxdc4Pxf
— Eric Spencer (@JustEric) September 2, 2019
At some point he’ll get the memo.