Beto O’Rourke announced he was entering the presidential race with a video:
Said O’Rourke: “This is a defining moment of truth for this country and for every single one of us. The challenges that we face right now — the interconnected crises in our economy, our democracy and our climate — have never been greater. And they will either consume us, or they will afford us the greatest opportunity to unleash the genius of the United States of America.”
“In other words, this moment of peril produces perhaps the greatest moment of promise for this country and for everyone inside of it.
New York Times: “His decision jolts an early election season already stuffed with contenders, adding to the mix a relentless campaigner with a small-dollar fund-raising army, the performative instincts of a former punk rocker and a pro-immigrant vision to counteract President Trump’s.”Save to Favorites