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Beto O’Rourke to Black Student: Illegals Needed to Pick Cotton

A truly incredible video posted from a Texas town hall Wednesday night shows Senate candidate Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke telling a black student that America needs illegal alien laborers to work cotton gin, comparing their work to slave labor.

“My question is, do you support granting citizenship and American-paid benefits to illegal aliens who violated our country to come here, who fly their foreign flags here, who have citizenship in their countries and whose families did absolutely not build this country, while black people are subject to things that you explained before? You can answer yes or no, please,” a black student asked O’Rourke.

After the typical pseudo-intellectual leftist song and dance about America being a “nation of immigrants,” and everyone coming to America in a “different ship,” O’Rourke finally got to the meat and potatoes of his answer. (So much for that “yes” or “no”).

Read the full story from Big League Politics

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