Beto O'Rourke, Viral Craigslist Ad: The top 10 headlines in San Antonio this week

Plenty of readers also keyed in on a humorous story about a Texas man willing to swap sex for cartons of eggs.

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click to enlarge Since 2018, O'Rourke has lost bids for the U.S. Senate, the presidency, and most recently, to serve as governor of Texas. - Wikimedia Commons / Luke Harold
Wikimedia Commons / Luke Harold
Since 2018, O'Rourke has lost bids for the U.S. Senate, the presidency, and most recently, to serve as governor of Texas.
Love him or hate him, it appears that readers still can't get enough of one-time Democratic rock star Beto O'Rourke.

How else do we explain why a story on the former El Paso congressman and recently vanquished challenger to Gov. Greg Abbott taking a job as a lecturer at the University of Chicago got the most views of any of the Current's content this week?

Whatever your feelings about O'Rourke, he apparently is still able to make news. Which could bode well for his ability to fundraise and for his future political aspirations, assuming he can find an attainable office for which to run.

Aside from Beto, readers also showed their sense of humor by checking out a story about a Texas man with an unusual offer to beat "egg-flation" on the grocery aisles and their awareness that COVID isn't over by reading up on the "Kraken" variant being detected in the Alamo City.

10. Man who packed anti-tank rifle in suitcase at San Antonio airport won't face charges

9. Bexar County deputy arrested for using Taser on cadet, threatening another, sheriff says

8. Children of Horror Celebration brings horror icons to San Antonio's Wonderland of the Americas

7. No, 64,000 Spurs fans aren't going to the Alamodome to watch Steph Curry play

6. San Antonio drivers with broken lights will receive replacements vouchers instead of citations

5. Viral video captures San Antonio 'street takeover,' including gunshots, cars doing donuts

4. Texas Department of Public Safety opens applications for more medical cannabis dispensaries

3. Highly contagious 'Kraken' variant of COVID-19 detected in San Antonio

2. Craigslist ad from Texas man offering sex services in exchange for cartons of eggs goes viral

1. High-profile Texas Democrat O'Rourke entering academia after three failed political campaigns

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