Robert is nicknamed “Beto” to help win elections over the same Hispanic communities that he has exploited while in power, and his right-wing politician father has readily admitted this. I stand by that being important context. Even if he had it as a child that’s no reason to continue to use it professionally unless there are ulterior motives. It’s worked, too — I’ve spoken with people who as recently as last week did not realize he was actually a rich white man. No justification you provide changes the fact that he continues to appropriate another culture.

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