Beto’s “****, Yes” is greatest gift of all to President Trump and Republicans | Opinion

pennlive.com | 9/21/2019 | Staff
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Democratic presidential candidate Robert Francis O’Rourke (aka “Beto”) has just presented President Trump and Republicans with the greatest political gift of all – “**** yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47!”

Beto shouted those words about his new gun confiscation plan at the Democratic presidential debate hosted by ABC News in Houston, Texas. After decades of experienced Democratic politicians denying it, this young, upstart wannabe president finally gave the true answer – the answer conservatives have always known is the end game of Democrats’ gun control proposals – confiscation. Now the president and Republicans have all the ammunition they need to shoot down the Democrats’ 2020 electoral chances.

Gun - Control - Democrats - Aim - Election

When discussing gun control, Democrats have long denied their true aim. In the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton’s spokesman went to great lengths to explain that Clinton supported voluntary – not mandatory – gun buyback programs, “Of course Hillary does not support national mandatory gun buyback programs . . . she was discussing voluntary buyback programs which are . . . regularly run by cities across the America.”

Hillary must have remembered what happened to her husband when he pushed and signed into law the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban, a law Republicans claimed would lead to gun confiscation; that galvanized Republicans across the country and got Democrats shellacked in the midterm elections just two months later with the largest seat gain for Republicans since 1948.

Democrats - Beto - Call - Death - Knell

Smart Democrats know that Beto’s call could toll the death knell for their hopes in 2020. Democrat Warren Varley, who lost a race for Iowa state representative last year said, “The lines like, ‘We’re gonna come and take your AR-15,’ just play into the fears that the NRA has been stoking, and a proposal like that is just going to make rural Iowa and I think probably rural areas...
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