What’s the deal with millionaire and billionaire politicians like Robert Francis O’Rourke (a man of Irish heritage who likes to be known as ‘Beto’ – apparently to appeal to Hispanic voters in Texas.), Elizabeth Warren and Kirsten Gillibrand making videos of themselves in the kitchen?
As a Facebook friend says, ‘Do we want to see the inside of our Senators’ homes? Do we care if they are ‘relatable?’ Does anyone believe that Beto, who is married to a billionaire, cooks for the family? Or that Lizzy, who works, makes dinner? ‘
Here’s more than 45 minutes of Beto and family making a cozy dinner:
Here’s Lizzie Warren drinking beer in her kitchen, live streaming on Instagram (courtesy of CBS News). Notice the Little Black Sambo figurine (or cookie jar) on top of her cabinet:
Kirsten Gillibrand tweeted about her berry cobbler:
(Did she steal that shirt from Pajama Boy?)
And then there’s the new kid in Congress, Ocasio-Cortez. Here she is cooking black bean soup on Instagram:
Lots of material here.
Somebody should be following them around to all the restaurants they go to. It will make for a good montage.
Maybe the Republicans could make parody videos. With road kill and Pabst. Or hunting and moonshine. Or perhaps a theme of, “Since we can’t go to restaurants any more because of attacks by insane thug Democrats, we now cook at home.”