Kilmeade Clearly Upset – That Beto Reads Books, and That Vanity Fair Mentioned It
Vanity Fair published a lengthy, nearly 9000-word profile of O'Rourke this week, in advance of his expected announcement, and the "Fox & Friends" crew couldn't help but try to mock the 46 year old who came surprisingly close to unseating Senator Ted Cruz this past November.
"A candidate of honesty and basic decency, à la Jimmy Carter, is in high demand among a lot of Democrats looking for optimal results in 2020, as is that sense of generational shift that powered Democratic campaigns dating back to John F. Kennedy (whose Profiles in Courage is in O’Rourke’s library)."
Kilmeade was clearly upset – that Beto reads books, and that Vanity Fair mentioned it.
"Vanity Fair has a huge article and feature on [Beto O’Rourke], it's almost as if they helped launch his campaign," Kilmeade says, as Media Matters reports.
"They also point out that he has this huge library. As if it's a big plus that he reads books. We would assume that. And he talks all the presidential libraries there, and the writer writes, there's always a sense that he belongs on that, as if a book of a president's going to be in there."
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