In a series of public word vomits over the past few days, media darling and unemployed, failed Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke has sounded more like a college literature major getting stoned for the first time than a serious contender to become the leader of the free world.

The liberal wunderkind’s solution to solving the Syria crisis? “A debate, a discussion, a national conversation about why we’re there, why we fight, why we sacrifice the lives of American service members, why we’re willing to take the lives of others.”

How to address visa overstays, the single greatest cause of illegal immigration into the United States? “I don’t know.”

The state of the union? “Can an empire like ours with military presence in over 170 countries around the globe, with trading relationships … and security agreements in every continent, can it still be managed by the same principles that were set down 230-plus years ago?” (According to the Washington Post, he “doesn’t yet know the answer, but he’s ready to discuss it.”)