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Beto: Charity begins with … me


Added 04-17-19 08:50:02am EST - “"There are ways that I do this that are immeasurable."” - Hotair.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Hotair.com: “Beto: Charity begins with ... me”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

And we thought Hopenchange was bad. At least Barack Obama only implied that he was the change we all were looking for. When challenged at a campaign event at the University of Virginia on his meager donations to charity, Robert “Beto” O’Rourke replied that his form of giving to charity includes … drawing a paycheck from taxpayers.

Beto O'Rourke, tonight, when asked by a student why her sister donates more to charity than him ($1,166 in 2017) despite earning substantially less than his family: pic.twitter.com/nD2a0YxETE

Beto O’Rourke defended his meager rate of charitable giving on Tuesday night, saying that he doesn’t report all of his donations to the IRS and in any case, he contributes in other ways through his work in politics.

“I’ve served in public office since 2005. I do my best to contribute to the success of my community, my state and now, of my country. There are ways that I do this that are measurable. And there are ways that I do this that are immeasurable,” he said.

And don’t forget, Beto scolded the crowd, that he could be home counting his money playing with his kids. Instead, O’Rourke said, he’s out there amongst the hoi polloi to donate his time and attention as part of his effort to, er, seize the mantle of the Leader of the Free World. You’re welcome, universe!

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