The presidential contenders hyped the "epidemic" of gun violence and the threat posed by school shootings while perpetuating myths about "assault weapons," background checks, and the Second Amendment.
Someone should tell Beto who did the killing at Kent State.
The "assault weapons" that the presidential contender wants to confiscate are not especially deadly, but the symbolism of that policy is poisonous.
Advocating for gun control is no longer enough. On Thursday night, the Democratic presidential candidates promised gun confiscation.
We're vastly more interested in the upcoming election than we were in 2016. We're also convinced neither party represents us. What could go wrong?
The move would violate the First Amendment.
Former media darling halted his long poll slide after the El Paso shooting by blaming it on Trump, and is now hoping Democrats forget his past centrism.
Climate change is a problem, but the end of the world is not scheduled for 2030.
Unlike many other policies proposed by Democratic presidential hopefuls, trade policy is something a new president can unilaterally impose.
Those who disagree with Elizabeth Warren's economics tried really hard not to say so during the Dems' first presidential debate
The presidential candidate wants to end wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and levy a "war tax" for every future conflict.
The benefits of a backlash
The presidential hopeful released his immigration plan on Wednesday.
Anti-prohibitionists are now trying to help those still impacted by old drug convictions.
Being a presidential candidate means never having to say sorry for heavy-handed proposals to limit choice and promise free stuff.
O'Rourke wants net-zero emissions by 2050.
The one potential holdout? Joe "gateway drug" Biden.
Beto O'Rourke: U.S. 'Has Completely Forgotten Its Constitutional Responsibility to Lawfully Declare and End These Wars'
O'Rourke has long been a critic of U.S. intervention abroad.
The presidential candidate suggested at the time that charter schools and traditional public schools can coexist.
Bernie, Kamala, and Probably Beto Raised More Money in the First Quarter Than Gary Johnson Did During Entire 2016 Campaign
Sobering reminder for all current and future Libertarians: A previously unknown mayor from a midsized Indiana college town will soon shatter the high-water fundraising numbers for America's third party.
Beto O'Rourke's Health Care Plan Is an Attempt to Back Medicare for All Without the Problems of Single Payer
Medicare for America doesn't solve the problems of government-run health care. It just creates new ones.
The 2020 presidential candidate ran on spending cuts, troop withdrawls, and means-testing Social Security while primarying an incumbent Democrat 7 years ago.
Elizabeth Warren, Donald Trump, Tucker Carlson, and most of the 2020 presidential field agree that tech companies have too power. But maybe they don't like the competition.
Beto O'Rourke-who won't call himself a "progressive," let alone a "democratic socialist"-is expected to jump into the presidential race.
Bernie Supporters Slam Beto O'Rourke's Progressive Bona Fides but Mostly Ignore Pot, Immigration, and War
Democratic socialists prioritize economics first.