Video of Beto O'Rourke supporting NFL protesters cheers Cruz camp

Beto O'Rourke, running against Senator Ted Cruz in Texas, argued this week that therer was "nothing more American" than NFL players taking a knee during the playing of the national anthem. The far left in Hollywood and elsewhere cheered  O'Rourke's comments, which went viral almost immediately. But how did it play in Texas? The Cruz campaign and the candidate were delighted to point out how Hollywood is ralling around O'Rourke. Washington Examiner: O'Rourke got retweets from Kevin Bacon, Mark Hamill, and Ricky Gervais. LeBron James called it a "must watch" and "salute[d]" the Texas Democrat for his "candid thoughtful words." Ellen Degeneres reposted the video and said, "I would like to meet you, Beto O'Rourke." Even Colin Kaepernick retweeted it. This is great for O'Rourke's approval ratings in Hollywood. Among the Texas voters whose votes he's seeking? Maybe not so much. And...(Read Full Post)