O’Rourke says he and wife descended from slave owners

O’Rourke says he and wife descended from slave owners

Beto O’Rourke revealed on Twitter Sunday that he and his wife are both descended from slave owners. ’I was recently given documents showing that both Amy and I are descended from people who owned slaves’, wrote O’Rourke. O’Rourke included a link to a article he wrote which detailed how his paternal great-great-great grandfather owned two women slaves in the 1850s.

Jake Middleton
Jake Middleton 6 months

Congratulations mate lol who gives a fuck

MightyMargulis 6 months

did he inherit slaves? im confused on why this matters

Vox Dexter
Vox Dexter 6 months

*aaaaaand just like that he lost his (democrat) base*

Got Truth
Got Truth 6 months

So he comes from a long line of Left side politics...

Watheverable GRAMPS
Watheverable GRAMPS 6 months

It's ok, we already knew you're a Democrat!

Mod Okay
Mod Okay 6 months

I dont care about his ancestry, I just want him to drop out.

No Signal
No Signal 6 months

Reparations start with him!

Paul C
Paul C 6 months

Did he deliver the press release in Spanish? Because that matters.

Jus Saying
Jus Saying 6 months

For fake sake! No one cares that your great great great grandparents owned slaves, people only care how you treat people now.

Seekster 6 months

Why is this man in politics. He has no substance to him...I think I just answered my own question.

Monster Mash
Monster Mash 6 months

soooooo... is he bragging or what? honestly this had to be the most stupid attention seeking stunt in history. no one with half a brain holds people responsible for thier distant ansestors crimes.

Eric Butler
Eric Butler 6 months

He better apologize. Again.

Barny Fraggles
Barny Fraggles 6 months

Because he didn't think this would come out eventually and go against him. Damage control 101.

Jörmüngandur Draugur
Jörmüngandur Draugur 6 months


Robert 6 months

weird flex, but ok

ConcealCarryProtect 6 months

1 drop rule applies here?

Mitchell 6 months

Maybe he thinks he can pull an Obama by digging up dirt on himself before his opponents can. “Pot had helped, and booze; maybe a little blow when you could afford it. Not smack, though…”

Joseph Gillette
Joseph Gillette 6 months

Whelp...no presidency for you...

Attack Helicopter ́ (Mi 24 Hind)
Attack Helicopter ́ (Mi 24 Hind) 6 months

As allways democrats and their slave owner history....

Petri Fide
Petri Fide 6 months

He is 'literally' Hitler

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