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Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke takes part in a debate for the Texas U.S. Senate with Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, in Dallas, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool)

Watch: Beto O’Rourke Responds to Questions About DWI with Lesson on White Privilege

When Texas Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX), was questioned over his own ordeal with the criminal justice system, a drunk driving arrest in 1998, at his debate with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Friday, he took the opportunity to address his “privilege” as a “white man in this country.”