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SHOCK POLL: Hypothetical Head-to-Head for TX Governor Shows Actor Matthew McConaughey Beating Beto 2-to-1

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A survey released by the University of Texas and the Dallas Morning News shows actor Matthew McConaughey is in a hypothetical lead for Texas governor. In a match-up against current Republican Governor Greg Abbott, 43 percent of respondents say they would back McConaughey, 35 percent would support Abbott, and 22 percent would choose someone else.

In another hypothetical race against Democrat Beto O’Rourke, McConaughey’s chances were even higher with 49 percent saying they would support McConaughey to 27 percent in favor of O’Rourke.

O’Rourke’s attempts in Texas politics have not fared well in recent years. He lost the Senate bid to Ted Cruz in 2018, then “flopped” as a Democratic presidential candidate in 2020. Now Beto is attempting to oust Governor Abbott.

McConaughey has not made a decision on a political run. Last month he told The New York Times has was still “measuring” a bid and would only seriously consider running if he believed he could be “useful” to Texas’ electorate.

When assessing all three candidates together, “In a three-way race, however, the survey found O’Rourke and McConaughey would split the anti-Abbott vote and allow the governor to win reelection,” writes Mediaite.

In total, “The poll has Abbott at 37, McConaughey at 27, and O’Rourke at 26. O’Rourke, in that three-way battle, garnered 74 percent of the Democratic vote. But if McConaughey proves to be a viable candidate, it seems plausible that he could gain more Democratic support — should he end up as the most likely opponent to defeat Abbott.”

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  1. teo

    November 22, 2021 at 3:42 pm

    who cares. No Hollywood no democrat.

  2. Tom

    November 24, 2021 at 9:59 am

    Let’s see how that changes when he actually has to articulate a policy and answer specific questions. I suspect pretty boy’s poll numbers will fall like a rock

  3. Wayne

    November 24, 2021 at 10:22 pm

    i don’t see that as good news.50:1 maybe but 2:1 not so much

  4. Mashman

    November 30, 2021 at 11:47 am

    What has happened is that more conservative candidates have come out against Abbott, one in particular (Don Huffines) has gotten a lot of support. Democrats are hoping that Abbott (or Huffines) is weakened by the primary to the point they might have a chance. There is ZERO chance of that actually happening. The “red wave” is going to be a 100ft tsunami in Texas.

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Pro-Defund the Police Gubernatorial Candidate has NYPD Detail, Lives on Military Base for ‘Affordability’

Jumaane Williams is ‘hypocritical’ for living on a secure military base, critics say

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Hypocrisy is no stranger to Democrats, but New York gubernatorial candidate Jumaane Williams is sparking outrage over his. Williams, an outspoken advocate of defunding the police, is relying on…the police…to protect him as he runs for governor.

Williams not only travels with a detail of New York City’s NYPD officers, but he also lives on a military base. The military base also provides 24/7 security. Williams, a self-proclaimed racial justice advocate, was elected as the New York City public advocate in 2019 after serving on the NYC Council.

Williams lives on the Fort Hamilton U.S. Army Garrison in Brooklyn, where anyone requesting entry must submit a background check and go through security checkpoints. NYPD security detail travels with him each day, provided to him because of his position for the city.

Williams proudly describes himself as a Democratic Socialist, and his campaign website touts a vow to “bring transformational change to Albany.” When New York City agreed to cut the NYPD budget by $1 billion as a result of the defund the police movement, Williams said the cut was an insufficient amount.

To add insult to injury, Williams lives on the military base simply for its “affordability.” A representative for Williams told the New York Post “when he needed a new home for his family in 2019, they chose a publicly available unit in Fort Hamilton not because of its position on a base but because it offered the best unit for his family’s price point and criteria.”

An area official with knowledge of the base’s housing process told the Post “these aren’t apartments listed on Zillow. It’s essentially a gated community with stunning waterfront views protected by tanks and soldiers with M16s.”

Not only are our tax dollars, but also our police and military forces helping to protect and house a man who is actively working to undo it all with his liberal policies.

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