Beto O’Rourke And Stacey Abrams Crowned ‘Superstar Losers’ By Atlantic Writer

Atlantic writer says Stacey Abrams and Beto O’Rourke famous for losing elections

  • Atlantic staff writer Jacob Stern said that Stacey Abrams and Beto O’Rourke are a part of the “superstar loser” phenomenon in politics.
  • Stern wrote the two Democrats are “among the country’s best-known political figures, better known than almost any sitting governor or U.S. senator” but they “have become so well known not by winning big elections but by losing them.”
  • Stern attributes their ability to remain relevant to social media enabling candidates to remain powerful public figures despite election losses.
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