Over the past few months, political commentators have struggled to explain why many LGBTQ people, especially younger cohorts, have not enthusiastically lined up behind Pete Buttigieg’s historic campaign to be the first openly gay nominee for president. (Surveys of the group have shown him trailing Sanders and […]
Giving ppl getting mad at this tweet benefit of the doubt that they didn’t watch the 2 second video & are unfamiliar with the very famous MLK quote Buttigieg is explicitly exemplifying here.
— rob delaney (@robdelaney) February 26, 2020
"Our current-day Democratic Party still suffers from a white moderate problem like the one [MLK] identified." @JennMJack takes on the 2020 battle for the white moderate vote (Biden vs. Klobuchar vs. Buttigieg vs. Bloomberg) for the latest #SpeakOnIt https://t.co/r0A5R5MmOz
— Teen Vogue (@TeenVogue) February 26, 2020
In last night’s debate, Pete Buttigieg went after the “revolution politics of the 60’s” in an attack on Bernie Sanders.
Though his campaign later clarified, the comments seemed to denounce the roots of the LGBTQ movement that made his candidacy possible.https://t.co/7F3knZOVsk
— Katelyn Burns (@transscribe) February 26, 2020
On brand closing argument in South Carolina for Buttigieg. What’s this middle ground? Regulating the water pressure cops can use on demonstrators? https://t.co/Kzw1rmvQQR
— Ryan Grim (@ryangrim) February 26, 2020
The 1960s were pretty terrible for a lot of folks, but that liberal, civil rights/New Deal coalition? Yeah, I'd take that again.
— Anthony Michael Kreis (@AnthonyMKreis) February 26, 2020