GOP marks St. Patrick's Day by doctoring 'noted Irishman' Beto O'Rourke's old DUI mug shot

Beto O'Rourke after a St. Patrick's Day run
(Image credit: Stephen Maturen/AFP/Getty Images)

Presumably, this tweet from the Republican Party's official Twitter account is trying to make the point that Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is Irish-American and was arrested two decades ago for driving under the influence of alcohol, for anyone who paid no attention to O'Rourke's high-profile, ultimately unsuccessful run for Senate last year. And maybe the people who wrote and approved this tweet aren't aware that Irish-American's aren't typically thrilled with the stereotype that the Irish are drunks or ... leprechauns?

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