Loc: Puget Sound, WA
Originally Posted By: perotista
Originally Posted By: Greger
O'Rourke probably couldn't ride the anti-Trump vote to a win against Cornyn
Spot on. I had early hopes for O'Rourke as the centrist candidate between Biden and Bernie. It didn't pan out as he was never able to capitalize on his earlier success in Texas. He has since taken all sorts of radical positions in an effort to catch the eyes of progressives, none of which would be popular if he ran against Cornyn.
I agree. When one changes their stripes, it usually doesn't work out although there has been some exceptions.
Authenticity works. Americans knew that Trump was a walking, talking rectum, and, lying, welsher - that's why nothing really sticks to him. It's not like he hid who he really was.