WTF: MSM Claims O’Rourke Can Now Win the Presidency After Losing to Cruz

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Democrat Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s narrow loss Tuesday night to incumbent senator and former Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz in a Senate race in Texas that drew record-setting fundraising from around the nation looks to have lifted further the already rising political star of the El Paso native.

That’s according to U.K.-based gambling site Betfair, where the 46-year-old O’Rourke’s odds to become president in 2020 have surged in a ranking that includes Democrats and Republicans. O’Rourke is tagged with about 10-to-1 odds for a 2020 win as of Wednesday morning, up from as steep as 400-to-1 longshot for the White House at one time early in the Senate race. While still in the throes of the Senate race, O’Rourke was quick to quash the notion of a 2020 presidential run, but he has not spoken about it since the Tuesday loss.

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