One of the characteristics of real class is knowing when to hold them, and knowing when to fold them.
You can’t go rushing headfirst into a gun fight with a slingshot, after all, and any move of such gravity should come with the proper preparations. Otherwise, you’ll either look a putz or die trying.
Such is the case with Joaquin Castro this week, a congressional democrat who attempted to bring harm to several republican donors by pointing the radical left in the direction of their personal information. Unfortunately for Castro, however, his dangerous stunt has backfired spectacularly.
Trump donors whose names and employers were posted in a highly controversial tweet by Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro blasted the Texas congressman on Wednesday for what they described as a “ridiculous” stunt and, in interviews with Fox News, rejected his claim that they are “fueling a campaign of hate” against Hispanics.
One of those Trump donors even revealed he’s also been a supporter of local Democratic lawmakers—including Castro himself.
Oh, is that so?
Wayne Harwell, the owner of a local real estate development company whose name appeared on the list Castro shared on Monday night, told Fox News in a phone interview that he donated money to Castro’s congressional campaign. But he suggested that after Castro outed him in a bid to shame Trump supporters, he won’t be supporting Castro anymore.
“I was also on a list of people that gave to Castro and if he dislikes me enough that he wants to put my name out there against Trump, I’m not going to give money to him,” Harwell told Fox News. “Obviously Castro feels pretty strongly against me.”
Joaquin Castro is the chairman of his brother Julian’s 2020 campaign for the democratic nomination as well, calling into question the ethics of that organization as well.
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