Beto O’Rourke Invokes ‘Those Who Were on the Beaches in Normandy’ in Climate Change Pitch

In an appearance on his newly launched campaign for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) argued that the United States could tackle climate change because of its standing as the “indispensable nation.” O’Rourke invoked the landing on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day during World War II to bolster his argument. “Now, the current president says he doesn’t believe in climate change. I don’t know how many countries are on the face of the planet — 192, mas o menos,” O’Rourke said. “How can we, who used…

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