Beto O’Rourke Loses Again

Abbott made immigration at the southern border a central theme of his 2022 campaign, blaming President Joe Biden for an unprecedented surge of crossings. O’Rourke, during the only debate between the two candidates, said Abbott was treating migrants as “political pawns” by busing them to so-called “sanctuary cities” – liberal strongholds like New York, Washington D.C. and Chicago. Gov. Abbott’s office was reportedly also aware of the flight of migrants out of Texas to Martha’s Vineyard, coordinated by Gov. DeSantis.

The mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, became a key issue for O’Rourke who criticized Abbott for his handling of the tragedy that rocked the state in May. O’Rourke said if he were voted into office, he would raise the minimum age of purchase of AR-15-style rifles to 21, institute universal background checks and create a red flag law. Read more…

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