The audacious confidence of Democrat Robert “Beto” Francis O’Rourke is something to behold. As a failed Senate and presidential candidate who has never won a statewide race, his hope to become the next governor of Texas is a longshot, but that’s not deterring him from an attempt at failing upward.
Maybe O’Rourke’s hubris shouldn’t come as a surprise after he essentially claimed he was “born” to be president in 2019, but that’s only one of his problems. At a time more than half of Texas disapproves of Democratic President Joe Biden and Democrats are already bracing for 2022 midterm beat down, O’Rourke’s own party serves as a major obstacle, but not more than O’Rourke himself.
O’Rourke ran a competitive and energetic race against Sen. Ted