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Sun Aug 25, 2019, 02:38 AM

Democratic strategist calls Pete Buttigieg's sexuality a "distraction" and being gay a choice

A new article published by Vanity Fair takes a close look at Pete Buttigieg’s historic presidential campaign and how the 2020 hopeful is engaging with Black voters.

Writer Chris Smith praises Buttigieg for his charisma, his intellect, and his fundraising prowess. At the same time, he makes some fair points about his weaknesses, as well, most notably his poor handling of the police situation in South Bend, Indiana.

Buttigieg has received criticism for how he fired the city’s Black police chief, as well as how he handled allegations of racism against police in the past.


“To a lot of African Americans, it’s damn near disqualifying, because it’s a front and center issue that’s on the minds of a lot of African American voters and Hispanic voters,” Cornell Belcher, a pollster who worked for both of Obama’s presidential campaigns, says.

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Sun Aug 25, 2019, 02:58 AM

1. yep

and as far as i know, a vote is a 'choice' too ...

see how that goes

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Sun Aug 25, 2019, 03:27 AM

2. What?

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