Skip to comments.Beto O'Rourke rallies with Willie Nelson, as Democrats keep eyes on Texas
Posted on 10/01/2018 12:52:51 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
In many ways Austin, Texas, was the last place Beto ORourke should have been with just over a month left until a pivotal U.S. Senate election.
The deep-blue city, smack dab in the middle of a deep-red state, likely doesnt have many of the undecided voters the Democrat, whose aggressive challenge to GOP Sen. Ted Cruz has become somewhat of a national fascination, needs to win this November.
So in front of a crowd estimated at 55,000 people, a truly impressive number for a U.S. Senate race, with the Austin skyline behind him, ORourke fired up the crowd with an impassioned speech ticking off a checklist of policies that are simultaneously in line with most of the progressive resurgence within the Democratic Party in 2018, but unique to his Texas-centric campaign: the legalization of marijuana, a renewed focus on climate change and leadership on LGBTQ issues. Later, the congressman capped off the night with a rendition of On the Road Again with Nelson and his family band.
Nelson himself debuted a new song he called "Vote 'em Out," telling the crowd, "If you dont like whos in there, vote em out. Thats what Election Day is all about. And the biggest gun we got, is called the ballot box, if you dont like whos in there, vote em out."
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Bobby Frank the Fake Ping.
Cruz will win easily. Who cares about Willie Nelson?
Stick to singing, Willie. Promoting commies is no good.
Willie doesn’t influence anyone to vote Dem any more. Not gonna smoke weed with Willie again.
You can round up 55,000 hippies and homeless bums in Austin on any given day for any reason under the sun.
Pay your taxes Willie.
Hillary tried to get people to show up to her rallies by bringing in a musician also. It didn’t work. People just showed up for the free show.
Willie is all in for the legalization of marijuana.
A White Male voting Democrat is like a Jew celebrating Hitler’s birthday.
Slimeballs of a feather . . .
> Stick to singing, Willie. Promoting commies is no good. <
Willie’s got principles, and party affiliation be damned. He’s gonna support the candidate most likely to vote to legalize pot.
Willie is so stoned that he probably thinks that he posed with RFK.
Mamas dont let your babies grow up to be Betos.
Cruz will win easily.
Agree but it may be not as easily as the other statewide races, gov., etc.
People are not going to elect the GOP gov, etc. and then vote democrat in the
Senator race. The major metro areas, Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio
El Paso will vote dem most of the rest of the state won’t.
Beto and Willie will lose to Cruz...by
I honestly believe that Cruz is laying low for as long as possible to suck as much wind and money out of the RATS thinking that the TEXAS BLUE WAVE is real. Cruz will win by 12-14 points.
In as much as I love the music of Willie Nelson, I really don’t care about his Tax Cheating, Stoner political views or opinions. Beta is a pure bred non-starter and that all there is to it.
A drunk and a druggie.
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