Beto O’Rourke Joins Proud Tradition of Indignant Democratic Wealth Hoarders

The first national political figure I ever interviewed was the late Elizabeth Edwards, then-wife of now-disgraced Senator John Edwards (D., N.C.), shortly before he announced his failed candidacy for president in 2007. She visited one of my small journalism classes at UNC-Chapel Hill and took questions from students.

Tar Feels: Beto O’Rourke Takes Chapel Hill

CHAPEL HILL—A long line snakes around the Graham Student Union, and extends out into “The Pit,” disrupting the flow of students on their way to class. We’re here to see Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate. “Who’s that?” is a recurrent response from inquisitive passersby. “Oh, cool,” is another.