An actor from a relatively unpopular HBO series appeared at Texas Southern University Monday night to stump for a U.S. Senate candidate where, naturally, he made a fool out of himself.
“Actor Kendrick Sampson, opening for Beto O’Rourke at TSU, encouraging young Af-Am students to turn out: ‘Don’t let these old white people decide our lives for us,'” said NBC’s Alex Seitz-Wald.
Actor Kendrick Sampson, opening for Beto O’Rourke at TSU, encouraging young Af-Am students to turn out: "Don’t let these old white people decide our lives for us."
— Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) October 9, 2018
Sampson, from the show “Insecure,” made a couple of moronic mistakes.
First of all, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke is 46 years old. His opponent, incumbent Sen. Rafael “Ted” Cruz (R-Texas) – that “old white man” to which Sampson referred – is 47 years old. For all intents and purposes, the two candidates are the same age.
Secondly, there is only one “white man” in the race, and it is not Cruz. In reality, Cruz is half Cuban, while O’Rourke is Irish-American.
The nickname “Beto” is short for “Roberto,” which isn’t even O’Rourke’s first name. Rather, he uses the nickname as a sly marketing tool. The name allows him to pretend that he is Latino, and the single name gives him a branding advantage, like the names “Cher” or “Madonna.”
In reality, the closest O’Rourke has ever come to Latin American is El Paso, where he grew up. He spent one year in public high school there before shipping out to Woodberry Forest, one of the most exclusive private boarding schools in America. Just because Beto speaks Spanish, does not mean he’s Latino.
Sampson certainly did not let the facts get in the way of his race-baiting.
Twitter took notice, replying to Seitz-Wald’s Tweet.
“His name is Robert Francis O’Rourke,” said GOP employee Steve Guest.
His name is Robert Francis O'Rourke…
— Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) October 9, 2018
“The difference is, Robert is not Hispanic. At. All. O’Rourke is a fourth-generation Irish American, the son of Melissa Martha (Williams), a stepdaughter of Fred Korth, Secretary of the Navy under President John F. Kennedy, and El Paso County Judge Pat Francis O’Rourke,” said user Bob Richards.
The difference is, Robert is not Hispanic. At. All. O'Rourke is a fourth-generation Irish American, the son of Melissa Martha (Williams), a stepdaughter of Fred Korth, Secretary of the Navy under President John F. Kennedy, and El Paso County Judge Pat Francis O'Rourke.
— Bob Richards (@BobRichards57) October 9, 2018
Donald Trump Quits ‘Dismal’ Screen Actor’s Guild Following Threats: ‘You Have Done Nothing for Me’
Trump blasted this ineffective union before quitting.
Former president Donald Trump has issued a letter to the Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG) resigning from the union effective immediately after the SAG announced they were considering expulsion.
“I write to you today regarding the so-called Disciplinary Committee hearing aimed at revoking my union membership. Who cares!” Trump wrote in the letter addressed to SAG president Gabrielle Carteris.
“While I’m not familiar with your work, I’m very proud of my work on movies such as Home Alone 2, Zoolander and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, and television shows including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Saturday Night Live, and of course, one of the most successful shows in television history, The Apprentice – just to name a few!” he continued.
“I’ve also greatly helped the cable television news business (said to be a dying platform with not much time left until I got involved in politics), and created thousands of jobs at networks such as MSDNC and Fake News CNN, among many others,” Trump added.
This is when Trump started maligning the SAG by pointing out their miserable record as a union, which is being sued by its own membership for failing to provide adequate healthcare benefits.
He wrote: “Your organization has done little for its members, and nothing for me – besides collecting dues and promoting dangerous un-American policies and ideas – as evident by your massive unemployment rates and lawsuits from celebrated actors, who even recorded a video asking, ‘Why isn’t the union fighting for me?'”
“These, however, are policy failures. Your disciplinary failures are even more egregious. I no longer wish to be associated with your union. As such, this letter is to inform you of my immediate resignation,” Trump added.
The full letter can be seen here:
The Screen Actor's Guild threatened Donald Trump with removal from their membership over the Capitol riot on January 6.
He just sent them this letter and resigned 👇 pic.twitter.com/RO2mVusY8W
— The First (@TheFirstonTV) February 4, 2021
Big League Politics has reported on the film industry’s shame over having promoted Trump for so many years, helping Trump build the notoriety among the American public that allowed him to become the 45th president:
The West Hollywood City Council voted unanimously on a resolution to remove President Donald J. Trump’s star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday.
“West Hollywood City council unanimously passes resolution asking the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to remove the Donald Trump star on Hollywood Walk of Fame,” said West Hollywood Mayor John Duran on Twitter.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will have to approve Trump’s star removal for it to be officially bar.
“The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a registered historic landmark. Once a star has been added to the Walk, it is considered a part of the historic fabric of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Because of this, we have never removed a star from the Walk,” said Leron Gubler, the Chamber’s president and CEO.
Among the stars that will certainly not be removed from Walk of Fame are those belonging to accused pedophile Kevin Spacey, and convicted rapist Bill Cosby.
Apparently, as long as one apologizes, Hollywood has no problem with alleged pedophilia.
Trump couldn’t have become president, changed the country forevermore, and exposed the Left’s treacherous agenda in the eyes of tens of millions of Americans without the help of the entertainment industry. They have now outlived their usefulness, but the ironic role they have played in promoting America’s revival will not be forgotten.
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