Is Beto O’Rourke the rebound dude for a post-Trump America?
By Lisa Van DusenMar. 20, 2019
Donald Trump’s obliteration of political norms has made plausible the anointment of an erstwhile hacker, punk rocker, and manny as his potential successor. Try not to be judgy.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke was once a hacker whose online handle was Psychedelic Warlord. After two years of Donald Trump, a real psychedelic warlord, Lisa Van Dusen asks: who among us could judge such a hairpin rebound? Flickr photograph courtesy of crockodile
If the conventional wisdom about United States presidential succession being a relay of opposites is true—notwithstanding the rumoured demise of conventional wisdom—then Beto O’Rourke might just be the perfect successor to Donald Trump.
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