Skip to comments.Gay Is the New Black: The Pete Buttigieg Presidential Candidacy
Posted on 01/25/2019 8:03:25 AM PST by SeekAndFind
We need to talk about Pete Buttigieg and why his candidacy for president in the age of identity politics is negatively disruptive though this certainly doesnt mean he shouldnt run. Hes the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and the first openly gay candidate to run for president. Its not a comfortable discussion. Ill be called a homophobe for having it. But its necessary, so lets dive right in.
The politics of the Democratic Party is driven by an ideology that pits one group against another. Blacks against whites. Gays against straights. Women against men. Political agendas and views are often put in that frame. We saw the consequences of this during Barack Obamas reign as the first black president. If you criticized him, you were called a racist. Almost all statements and judgments regarding his policies and performance were filtered through the lens of identity politics.
This was true with the candidacy of Hillary Clinton as well. Democrats tried to put any criticism of her agenda in that context. Women who opposed her were called traitors to their sex. Men who refused to vote for her were inevitably called misogynists who didnt want a female president.
Most of the time these accusations were untrue, but the truth doesnt matter in identity politics. Character, qualifications, and political philosophies dont matter. Its all about the group identity based on the hierarchy of historical victimhood, which elevates anyone who is not a white, straight man to the top of the ticket.
Like it or not, this is the state of our culture today. Politics is saturated with it. It worsened under the presidency of Obama for obvious reasons. The more you criticized his progressive and anti-American policies, the more you were labeled a racist.
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Butt-I-Gig? Appropriate name for a male homo.
i will need phonetic pronunciation please...
peter butt a gig?
peter butt cheese?
peter boo to gays?
A mentally ill president?
This title is 20 years old.
RE: This title is 20 years old.
OK, I don’t think this title has ever been done before:
Transgender is the new Gay is the new black.
RE: Pete Buttigieg, gay mayor of South Bend. You can’t make this stuff up.
And if you can’t pronounce his family name, you can shorten it to Pete Butt :)
So why did Pete Buttigieg, the Mayor of South Bend, just announce that he’s running in 2020.
For the White House.
Pete Buttigieg seems popular in South Bend. And Democrats are still trying to figure out how to win in reddish states. Pete Buttigieg is a gay man who has done well in a more conservative part of the country. No wonder some Dems think he might be the answer.
But it’s hard to look at South Bend and see it as a success story, no matter how often Pete Buttigieg and his supporters push that claim.
South Bend remains a poor area. Its poverty rate is around a quarter. And everyone seems to do poorly in South Bend. Except Pete.
Hispanic households in South Bend have a 32.9% income poverty rate, which is 10 percentage points higher than the national Hispanic income poverty rate.
Asian American households in South Bend arent faring much better. Even though Asian Americans only comprise 1.4% of the citys population, these households have significantly lower median incomes compared to the national average. At $31,313 annually, Asian Americans in South Bend are making less than half of the $74,245 annual median income for Asian Americans nationwide.
Depressing Asian incomes is a real achievement.
For example, the median African American household income in South Bend is $14,000 lower than the national average. As such, 40.2% of African Americans in the city fall below the poverty line, a number which is almost twice the national poverty rate for African American households.
Also South Bend has been listed as one of the most dangerous cities in America. And one of the worst cities to live in.
South Bend, Indiana is one of the most dangerous cities in the United States. There were 1,012 violent crimes in South Bend for every 100,000 residents in 2016, more than double both the state and national violent crime rates of 405 incidents and 386 incidents per 100,000 people, respectively. As is often the case in high crime areas, property values in South Bend are depressed.
So obviously it’s time for Mayor Pete to put on his boots and run for president.
When Giuliani ran for the White House, he was coming off an amazing transformation of New York City. Being the mayor of one of the worst places to live in America is not your exit cue for higher office.
But it worked for Senator Cory Booker. Andrew Gillium has done the same thing.
The responsible thing to do, if you think you can fix the country, is to start by fixing your city. Instead Mayor Pete wants to run away from South Bend to the White House.
Considering the state of South Bend, what does that mean for America?
"....like a hyena marching band I tells ya"
I was thinking it’s pronounced “Bootie-gig”.
The Buttigieg/Santorum ticket...
Wasn’t that the type of warfare the Germans used on the Greeks?
Even Notre Dame is getting in on the act...covering up murals of Christopher Columbus.
Democrat debates are going to be fun.
I think I need to buy popcorn futures. Is a normal straight white male running on the Dem ticket? I might have to run, so a Dem could have a normal candidate.
This rambling screed almost makes a person want to vote for “Mayor Pete.” The fact is that the guy is mentally ill. His political decisions are all colored by his obsessive concern about his own sexual perversion. That the people of South Bend keep supporting him is evidence of two problems there: (1) the severely impoverished population have been brainwashed by the tV shows they watch all day and (2) the profs at leftist Notre Dame just love pushing perversion on everybody else.
RE: Is a normal straight white male running on the Dem ticket?
Is Joe Biden normal?
Peter Buttplug is a fag; a mentally deranged pervert unfit for the Oval Office.
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