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Beto O’Rourke: Stardust is yet to be matched by substance for tilt at Trump

News Summed Up 2019-03-14 05:30:00

His track record during six years in the US House of Representatives is thin. He lost his only tilt at the Senate to one of the most divisive Republicans in America, Ted Cruz. So what does Beto O’Rourke bring to the party after barging into a field already crowded with 14 declared Democratic candidates? There is so much obviously missing from the CV of the amiable 46-year-old but he does have one thing that is undeniable: stardust. The American and international media jump up every time he makes a move and, unlike fellow Democratic candidates with far more experience, he was granted a cover interview with Vanity Fair and is…