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WATCH: Beto O'Rourke Expected THOUSANDS to Attend Rally, Gets Knocked Out By Reality

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It’s not looking good for failed Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke.

The 2020 Democrat contender isn’t seeing the kind of results he surely expected when he initially announced his bid for president.

While his campaign expected thousands of people to attend a rally in Los Angeles on Saturday, only a few hundred showed up.

Wah wah.

Jon Hotchkiss was on the scene Saturday and showed video of the underwhelming crowd size. The large lawn playing host to the event was still very green.

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According to Hotchkiss, the campaign estimated over 2,000 people would show up, when only 500 did.

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You know who didn’t have this problem back in 2016?

Hint: he is now the president of the United States.

How crazy must a person be to vote for a man for president who couldn’t even win his home state’s Senate race?

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Should Beto be allowed to fail his way up? Many Democrats believe so.

In a recent speech, O’Rourke called for the redistribution of wealth, power, and privilege.

Hmm. Was Beto’s speech aimed at hate crime hoaxer, Jussie Smollet?

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Part of Beto’s speech, via Real Clear Politics:

Based on the differences between us of race, ethnicity, geography or religion to keep us apart, to make us angry, to make us afraid of ourselves and of one another. Unrestrained money and influence has warped the priorities of this country. It has corrupted our democracy. It has invited the cynicism and the distrust and the disengagement of millions of our fellow Americans who see their very own government enthralled to those who can pay for access and for outcomes. A vigorous democracy, both political and economic, is the only check against this inertia of power, the only way to free our institutions of their capture and corruption and the only means by which we can lift the voices and the lives of our fellow Americans.

But when – but when the safeguards of this democracy are manipulated by those in power, when members of Congress can choose their own voters, when the supreme court decides that corporations are people and money is speech, when pacts and special interests can buy the outcomes of elections and legislation and when voting rights are not expanded, they are functionally withdrawn, then we run the risk of becoming a democracy in name only. And the idea that we are founded on the principle that we are all created equal, to equal opportunity is justifiably seen as a lie to those who have experienced gross differences in opportunity and outcome when it comes to education or health care or economic advancement or justice.

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About the Author:
John Salvatore has been a Writer and Editor of multiple political blogs since early 2015. He earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration upon completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. A diehard Los Angeles Dodgers fan, John can be reached at [email protected]




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