O’Rourke Shows Classless Move By Using El Paso Shooting As A Political Platform
While there isn’t much sacred in political campaigns, most know that current events that have caused the loss of lives are off-limits. Beto O’Rourke shows his lack of class by using the El Paso shooting to increase his political platform. In the midst of people grieving for the loss of loved ones, he’s turning it into a political issue when it doesn’t have to be.
No one wants to hear what O’Rourke has to say right now. He should have the decency to allow people to experience the loss for at least 72 hours before adding it to his platform. However, the El Paso native is proving that he doesn’t have that level of decency.
O’Rourke Blames Trump
News of the shooting had barely begun to spread around the United States before overworked decided to start blaming Pres. Trump. The Democratic candidate, who has recently been failing in the polls, told CNN throughout Saturday and Sunday that Trump is “racist” and “stokes racism” throughout the country. O’Rourke says that Trump is to blame because he is encouraging racism throughout the country, which is dangerous.
The Real Problem
O’Rourke is using the El Paso shooting as a way to get ahead in the polls. As someone who grew up in El Paso, he feels that he is uniquely able to speak about the city. The problem is that the first comments about the shooting weren’t to sympathize with the families or offer his sympathies. Instead, it was to point the finger at Trump.
There are a number of reasons why the shooting happened. However, Trump isn’t to blame. He is one man, and a man who is constantly hindered by the extremist leanings of the Democratic-held House. For O’Rourke to point the finger so quickly at Trump following the massacre that took place in his hometown shows just how much he lacks in empathy.
He is trying to score points for being from the same city as where 20 people have died. CNN is all over him, and this presidential candidate can’t seem to get enough.
Playing the Blame Game
It’s easy for O’Rourke to play the blame game because that’s what he does best. He likes to blame everything on other people instead of creating an actual plan. Even his immigration plan has significant flaws when it comes to dealing with the people who are already in the country illegally.
The blame game works on both sides, however. Leftists are the ones responsible for the division of the nation, and they have been for quite some time. They have identified the fastest ideology of Islamism. They have constantly made crises into political agendas. Now, they tried to make Trump the poster boy for white supremacy, even though they are responsible for dividing the country into the racist lines it has become.
O’Rourke wants everyone to “connect the dots” between what Pres. Donald Trump has said and how the shooter allegedly targeted immigrants. During a vigil for the victims, O’Rourke even talked about Trump, even though it was neither the time nor the place.
The White Supremacist Shooter
Patrick Crusius, 21, the elected shooter, was a self-proclaimed white supremacist. According to police, he authored an anti-immigrant manifesto laying out a dark vision of America and how it’s been overrun by Hispanics. However, it is impossible to “connect the dots” to Pres. Trump. There is a big difference between Trump wanting to follow the laws of immigration, as they were created long before he ever went into presidency to someone who is following white supremacy, a concept that has been part of the country for hundreds of years, dating back to the Ku Klux Klan founded in 1865 and even before then.
Poor Taste, O’Rourke
In the end, O’Rourke showed poor taste by pointing the finger to Trump. When people have lost family and friends, they don’t want to hear about who was responsible. They don’t want to hear about someone pointing the finger, and they certainly don’t want the loss of a loved one turned into political agenda.
Beto O’Rourke has been flailing in the polls for quite some time, following his disaster of the first debate on CNN. The El Paso shooting is his way of getting some extra face time in the news because reporters want to hear about someone from El Paso. Him turning it into a political agenda and using it as a way to get ahead in the polls is more shameful than anything that Trump could possibly say.