Beto O’Rourke Changes Sides on Gun Control After Seeing Dismal Poll Numbers

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Texas gubernatorial candidate and failed presidential contender Beto O’Rourke is changing his tune on confiscating citizens’ AR-15s and other guns. O’Rourke made the thinly-veiled change of mind after polls showed him trailing behind Republican incumbent Greg Abbott.

Fox News reports:

“I’m not interested in taking anything from anyone,” O’Rourke saidto reporters in Tyler, Texas. “What I want to make sure that we do is defend the Second Amendment. I want to make sure that we protect our fellow Texans far better than we’re doing right now.”

The flip appears to be driven by the polling numbers, and comes just a few months after O’Rourke full-throatedly backed a mandatory buyback for AR-15s and other so-called assault weapons.

“Most of us understand the responsibility that comes with owning a firearm, and we will vigorously protect that Second Amendment right and also protect the lives of those around us,” he told The Texas Tribune, calling them weapons designed for the battlefield. “But I think most of us also understand that we should not have military-style weapons used against our fellow Texans. We have four of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history right here in Texas that took place over the last five years.”

The Texas Democrat made headlines in 2019 after saying, “Hell yes,” he would take people’s AR-15s away if elected president while gunning for the Democratic presidential nomination.

In 2018, O’Rourke claimed he “stood by” the Second Amendment. The Democrat politicians repeated flip-flopping on gun issues comes because the Lone Star State has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the U.S., and the Second Amendment voters are some of the most active in the nation.

  1. I know the American public has the attention span of a puppy. But folks it’s been a little over a year that Biden’s wing man was going to “hell yes we’re going to take your AR-15 and AK-47s” Please stop insulting my common sense.

  2. If EVER there was a candidate who could in one lifetime or even one campaign, expose the hypocritical mendacity of the Democrat Party or the National Democrat Cult, it is this sphincter, this lying, excrementally disgusting hominid, “Pendejo O’Rourke.”

  3. Heck yeah he is a lier and a criminal dumbacrat that is not going to be governor of the state of Texas or any other state because he’s a criminal that has been in politics for his whole life and we need to be rid of him now

  4. Fake!! Everything ABOUT this guy is fake! His use of ‘Beto’ is fake. His obvious flip flop on “Military style” weapons is fake! The only ‘real’ thing about him, is he’s a real liar!

    Texans do yourselves a favor and drive this Marxist out of Texas!

  5. They will lie and say anything to get elected just like Witmer with her empty promises!!! They’ll promise you things they have no intention of honoring and instead they will do the radical left wing garbage and more!!! Don’t fall for their lies because they will never honor them!!!!

  6. Texans please do not fall for Robert Francis O’Rourke’s lie, he will say ANYTHING to get elected then like too many Democrats he will do the opposite of what he said.

  7. Governor? O’Rourke’s resume is too well known. According to big media, he majored in English literature and fled from a DUI but was detained by a news reporter. He burglarized a college. He was a teen computer hacker. He also stole long distance service. Worked as a manny.

    He failed as a musician. Sweats a lot. Fidgets. Skateboards. Talks to strangers while using public urinals. Uses vile language in public but doesn’t understand constitutional amendments. He’s a flip-flopping lying democrat and remains Biden’s choice to disarm America. Governor? I don’t think so.

  8. Once again, censored by TTN. They’re angry that I stopped donations and send me multiple text message every day begging for money. Not only does TTN censor my comments, they provide no mechanism to provide feedback to the campaign.

  9. Beto O’Dork is a typical dumb (stupid) Democrat. The only question that I have is: “Who is more stupid, O’Dork or Biden. I think Biden wins but it’s close.


  11. What a lying sack of s==t. He would change again if he is so lucky to be elected. We already have a governor and a Republican running who are total second ammendment people and maybe even secession people. We don’t need lying Rourk

  12. [Beto O’Rourke Changes Sides on Gun Control After Seeing Dismal Poll Numbers]
    He only does that to get elected to office, but after in office he’ll change right back, that is how Democrats are for every policy or agenda, lie to the voters, then when elected, make them take what they don’t want.

  13. Beto O’Dork “THE” Dildo from El Paso, a vote for this idiot would actually be as insane as one for “Slow Joe Biden” the Dildo from DC. 😵

  14. buttGAG is VERMIN, pure and simple, and I believe that America is ready for FUMIGATION come November! Let’s Go Brandon!!!

  15. This fool will say anything to get what he wants. Why is he still around? He’s an idiot! Does he really think we’ve forgotten his position on gun control? He must really think Texan’s are stupid.

  16. Apparently, poor dumb Beto, the fake Mexican, doesn’t understand the words “SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED”.Just to add to his education, I’d like to tell Beto that, in the Preamble to the Constitution, the closing statement is”….do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America”. Now if he can read, he may want to look up the DEFINITIONS of the words “ordain and establish”. The definitions can be found in Google, or in any, repeat any, dictionary. Excepting for the part about ordaining ministers or priests, he will find those two words CARRY very official weight. They are orders, not suggestions.they mean what they say, which is basically, “do not ****with the rights of we the people to keep and bear arms!”

  17. Yes, yes, I’m determined now to support the Second Amendment with all my heart, unless somebody else comes along, and changes my mind again. Meanwhile, I’ll hide my gun collection. . . . . .Or is it I’ll bring out my gun collection? Aw, jeez, I keep forgetting which side I’m on! Anybody know what day this is?

  18. What a twisted, power hungry, politically wind shifting, little weasil he is. He fits right in with the Biden administration and would make a great appeasing middle man between Biden and the Squad.

  19. Who trusts this guy? Ive seen photos of him with Pelosi and the Mexican drug cartel leaders very cosy together He is such a liar.


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