They Can’t Believe It’s Not Beto

Democrat Beto O'Rourke fell short in his Senate race against Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) on Tuesday, yet again dashing his paty's hopes of winning a statewide race in the Lone Star State.

Dozens of fawning profiles, record-breaking fundraising, and plenty of Hollywood support couldn't get him over the hump against Cruz, falling short by a few percentage points.

We look back on the media coverage of his "rock star" campaign—MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace called him and eventual Florida gubernatorial runner-up Andrew Gillum "the two best Democratic candidates running this cycle"—in this new SuperCut.