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The media’s endless fawning over Pete Buttigieg won’t end well

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Posted By: MissMolly, 4/25/2019 4:58:22 AM

So long, Beto O’Rourke. It was fun while it lasted. The mainstream media has a new presidential crush now, one just as cloyingly nicknamed, vague on policy and whose biggest success is also failing upward: Mayor Pete. This 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, we are giddily informed, is checking all the right boxes: He served in the Navy and deployed to Afghanistan as an intelligence officer; he speaks seven languages; his father is an immigrant; he’s a Harvard grad and a Rhodes scholar; he plays piano; he has two rescue dogs;

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Reply 1 - Posted by: varkdriver 4/25/2019 5:17:21 AM (No. 44777)
I wouldn´t worry. Once Mayor Pete drops out of the race, all his problems will be behind him (I´ll be here all week!).
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Reply 2 - Posted by: anonymous 4/25/2019 5:47:55 AM (No. 44754)
Mr Buttigieg has already veered to the right of Bernie Sanders on the issue of felons voting. This is an important virtue-signal that says to the public "I´m not extreme like Bernie". He knows exactly what he´s doing, much like Bill Clinton in his ascendancy.

The liberal mainstream media is divided on whom to enable on the Democrat side. There are the establishment and the upstarts. One of Mr Buttigieg´s built-in characteristics, apart from the novelty of having a husband, is his smile
-bordering-on-a-squint that makes him inscrutable. The latter is definitely an advantage.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Krause 4/25/2019 6:27:28 AM (No. 44770)
Great resume, then he blew it all by joining the democrat party. Probably just because of his sexual orientation.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Strike3 4/25/2019 6:33:59 AM (No. 44776)
It´s amazing how easy it is to put stars in people´s eyes. Remember the famous "Killer B´s" defense that propelled the Miama Dolphins to NFL fame? Butt Gig, Beto, Bernie, Booker, Biden are among the "Killer B´s" that are killing the democrat party and the hype is being magnified by the Fake News industry. Bathhouse Barry is their biggest accomplishment to date, they made a president out of smoke and the dull masses fell for it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MainelySane 4/25/2019 6:58:11 AM (No. 44759)
I don´t believe Buttigieg can speak 6 languages.. I believe he may know idioms of six languages and that he can count to ten in 6 languages and that he can correctly recite a memorized phrase in 6 languages... but I don´t believe he is conversant in 6 languages.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: anniebc 4/25/2019 7:03:57 AM (No. 44779)
Who can get past his last name to even take him seriously?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pepper Tree 4/25/2019 7:08:24 AM (No. 44775)
Ich bin ein Parisienne, seen-yore. Yes? No? Maybe?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Red Jeep 4/25/2019 7:10:57 AM (No. 44781)
Us Deplorables in flyover country can´t wait to vote for the first homosexual wife for President.

Bet the Muslims worldwide will be thrilled over the first homosexual to be President. "See Abdul, America is the Great Satan."
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Reply 9 - Posted by: F15 Gork 4/25/2019 7:14:30 AM (No. 44778)
Pete is doomed - he’s white.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: valinva 4/25/2019 7:14:59 AM (No. 44749)
All he needs to do is call himself Pedro and start wearing dresses and he´s a shoe in for the nomination.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: jar 4/25/2019 7:15:35 AM (No. 44767)
Why cite Sarah Palin as "inexperienced"? She was the governor of Alaska and had additional previous experience in politics as well. She doesn´t deserve to be labeled inexperienced. And Trump inexperienced? That claim should have been "politically inexperienced," not simply "inexperienced," because of Trump´s extensive business background, which actually "trumps" political experience in terms of practicality.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: planetgeo 4/25/2019 7:28:53 AM (No. 44764)
I suspect it´s not so much fawning over Mayor Bootycall as it is gerbiling over him. I would guess that a very significant percentage of the media are similarly inclined and thus are, ummm, lining up behind him.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: udanja99 4/25/2019 7:29:13 AM (No. 44751)
FTA...”It calls this nation to its highest character...” says “Christian” Mayor Buttplug.

Perhaps he should go read the book of Leviticus in the Bible before he starts spouting off about morality again.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: TexaTucky 4/25/2019 7:56:34 AM (No. 44758)
#4, I´d add to that list the Biggest Killer B of them all: Queen Bee-yotch herself.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: felixcat 4/25/2019 8:08:33 AM (No. 44748)
Ah yes, the Killer Bees - first thought was of that routine on the old SNL. As for Buttigieg - I will give him credit for his two recue dogs. Remember the Obamas during the 2008 campaign vowing they would adopt a rescue dog for their daughters? Of course they didn´t, but as with all things Obamas (and Clintons) - they got a pass.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Phantomll 4/25/2019 8:38:26 AM (No. 44768)
Is he the wife or the husband?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 4/25/2019 9:20:29 AM (No. 44774)
Buttigieg, Buttigieg.... lemme see.... haven´t I seen his face on the cover of Mad magazine?
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Skinnydip 4/25/2019 9:24:47 AM (No. 44755)
Awesome, #1.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: qr4j 4/25/2019 9:40:36 AM (No. 44750)
Mayor Pete: Gay as a picnic basket and still more sexually attractive to straight males than Hillary Clinton.

Lassie: Canine of television fame and still more physically and emotionally appealing than Hillary Clinton.

Soap scum: Annoying residue on the bathtub and still liked more than Hillary Clinton.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: dbdiva 4/25/2019 9:42:15 AM (No. 44773)
I was wondering the same thing #16. If he should become President ( a very longshot for sure) we´ll finally know for sure when we see which one appears on the cover of Vogue.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: pittgrad95 4/25/2019 9:47:00 AM (No. 44757)
It will be interesting to see if any of his past military buddies or ‘butties’ start a #metoo movement claiming inappropriate advances by Mayor Pete.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Muguy 4/25/2019 9:54:50 AM (No. 44760)
Time called Nobama the new FDR

Robert Francis Beta O´Rourke ws the white Nobama

Kamala was the female Nobama

So now they have moved on to Buttimgay as the new white gay Nobama

Who will the media fawn over next?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Historybuff 4/25/2019 10:14:57 AM (No. 44762)
#16, do you mean pitcher or catcher?
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Reply 24 - Posted by: caddyjak 4/25/2019 10:45:55 AM (No. 44761)
Betcha a quarter that Obama will back him up any time he wants. Just saying.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: michimatician47 4/25/2019 10:48:39 AM (No. 44769)
The Mayor of South Bendover would be typical of the modern flyweight Democrat politician if not for one outstanding trait: self-approval on a galactic scale. His claim on the moral high ground when comparing himself to political opponents is autonomous and unsupported. What moral claim was embedded in his craven willingness to abandon the poor denizens of his Indiana realm in order to nominate himself to the head of the DNC? The Hacko di Hacko Tutti, as it were.
Buttigieg is just another greedy mass of personal ambition, like all whom he runs against, but with a Francis of Assisi complex that proclaims humility without irony. Buttigieg is the one calling Buttigieg humble. Even the delusional Obama would be impressed by this show of hubris should he ever surface from his own deep pool of high self-regard for long enough to notice Mayor Petey.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 4/25/2019 10:55:01 AM (No. 44756)
Pete Butt... is just the flavor of the month (sorry). Seriously, how is his last name pronounced? I haven´t watched any news shows, and have no idea.

He will go further than others. Middle of the field? Final four? Hard to say. He is gay and young, but he´s white. VP contender?
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Reply 27 - Posted by: coldborezero 4/25/2019 11:00:02 AM (No. 44763)
This male, by his own admission, is a homosexual. Why would we elect a professed degenerate to any office? Homosexuality is a psychosis. These deviants are to be shunned by normal humans.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Chuzzles 4/25/2019 11:02:23 AM (No. 44766)
It would trouble me deeply to have an intelligence officer in the WH. He might have left his naval career, but as we have seen with Brennan and Clapper, you do not ever totally leave the intelligence community. Not in any form but feet first.

Note the hypocrisy here. Melania speaks (IIRC) 5 languages, yet somehow she is unculturally not American, and a bit stupid according to the Left. Yet they are fawning over this guy like he is the white and soft version of Obama. Maybe he is. Maybe he is another cipher, just like Obama.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Bluefindad 4/25/2019 12:14:26 PM (No. 44771)
George Washington was a man who believed that a leader must set an example and be held to the highest standards of decency and attendance to duty. To him, a man´s conduct is governed by a vision of what ´ought´ to be done - not to satisfy his own desires, but to fulfill a larger purpose - a view derived from biblical morality. Since his time, many have tried and some have come close to his standard. In recent times, the lessons of Washington are dimmed to the point of near extinction. Bill Clinton should have resigned because a leader must adhere to a higher, not a privileged standard. Every Obama speech is laced with a multitude of ´I´s and ´me´s.

If Buttigieg is as intelligent as claimed, and his claim to Christianity and Christianity´s God is sincere, and he wishes to lead in the highest moral sense - by example and sacrifice, then he would renounce his lifestyle. For his lifestyle is clearly counter to both God´s biblical declarations - which he can somehow ignore - and God´s nature (biology) - which he and his fellow lifestyle advocates also ignore.

For all of his seemingly vast intellect (sorry, education), Buttigieg has no clue how it works.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: saguni 4/25/2019 3:21:14 PM (No. 44772)
When I was much younger and very dissatisfied with my life I studied a religion that explained reincarnation as when a soul is getting ready to incarnate, first a life´s spiritual lesson is determined, the mother who can best help with the lesson is chosen, then the baby learns that lesson by his life choices. At the time, this helped me accept that I had a spiritual lesson to learn through the abuse I had experienced as a child.

At a later point in my life, I worked as the church secretary for an uncle, where he told me, as a part of his education, he was taught that if you say you are teaching true Christianity and you teach someone that a sin in the Bible is not a sin, and the student then sins because of what you taught, then "you" "will pay the price" for those sins.

These two events cause me to think that Mayor Pete attends a church that has lost its way and is teaching a false religion, which Mayor Pete is also telling to others. The Bible is explicit that homosexual behavior is an abomination, that will never change. We humans are supposed to go forth and multiply.

If a man is "born with" the desire for homosexual behavior, it could be that his spiritual lesson is to overcome the inclinations and live a chaste life, or I could be wrong.

But no one will ever convince me his behavior is G-d´s fault, he is the one who is not living in accordance with the Bible´s admonitions, I cannot agree with Mayor Pete´s self-serving quote to excuse his sinful behavior. I suspect he knows he is being sinful.

“Your quarrel is not with me,” Buttigieg likes to say. “Your quarrel, sir, is with my creator.”
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Hazymac 4/25/2019 3:42:55 PM (No. 44780)
Mayor Cornholio
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog 4/25/2019 4:38:16 PM (No. 44753)
The BBC had a sketch show called Little Britain...in which just 2 males played every role male or female.

Like much of UK comedy in the 90s and 00s, it relied as much on repetition and catchphrases and familiarity with recurring characters as it did actual comedy punchlines. Example: ´Computer says no´ really isn´t all that hilarious the first time but by the 20th sketch it elicits howls of laughter because you know it´s coming.

One of Little Britain´s most famous sketches was Daffyd Thomas - a young Welsh lad who claimed repeatedly to be ´the only gay in the village.´ It was funny because it was almost certainly untrue and funny because you were never sure if Daffyd actually believed it or he was merely seeking some bizarre halo effect for being ´special.´

Mayor Pete sounds just like Daffyd. He´s given at least three shameful straw man speeches claiming to be persecuted by Mike Pence, by Christians, etc. and claiming that he´s just as God made him. But if he´s correct on the last item then the entire transgender artifice is null and void.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: ocho reales 4/25/2019 5:40:33 PM (No. 44752)
Mayor Pete´s education, military service and CV so far would make him a formidable candidate for highest office but for one issue: He is a declared homosexual. While the American people will excuse divorce, perhaps some teenage highjinks and maybe a failed college history class I do not believe that the nation is ready to elect to the highest office in the land, an avowed homosexual. I think most people still view homosexual identity as a psychological failing. Perhaps I am wrong. I have known gay men and women who are decent people. But to elect someone to the presidency of the United States, the highest office in the land and the highest honor than can be bestowed upon a politician is quite another matter.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Mother of AL 4/25/2019 7:44:34 PM (No. 44765)
Ther are many excellent posts here. Many. I particularly like the ones referring to how sodomy is viewed in the Scripture. It is recognized here for the sin that it is. #27 is correct. Years ago, before we began the deep plunge down into the sewer, it was listed in medical literature as a psychological disorder. But the pressure from the sodomites got it removed..but a rose by any other name is still a rose.

#16 he is the wife. I’ve heard him refer to the other sodomite in the relationship as “my husband.”

#12. I frequently learn things from this website, I learned a new word from you. I had to look it up but still learned it. Now I wonder——-WHERE IS PETA?

#30. I could hear your pain and my sympathy goes out to you. But you have found the only way to get deal with it, the Lord Jesus Christ. And your pastor is correct. James 3:1 says “My brethren, let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we shall receive a stricter judgement.”

Again, at the risk of repeating myself, it made my heart glad to read the many biblical messages posted here.
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The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday started a two-week test transporting mail across three Southwestern states using self-driving trucks, a step forward in the effort to commercialize autonomous vehicle technology for hauling freight. San Diego-based startup TuSimple said its self-driving trucks will begin hauling mail between USPS facilities in Phoenix and Dallas to see how the nascent technology might improve delivery times and costs. A safety driver will sit behind the wheel to intervene if necessary and an engineer will ride in the passenger seat. If successful, it would mark an achievement for the autonomous driving industry and a possible
Democrats Embrace Socialism:Are We
Headed Towards 'Atlas Shrugged'?
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Posted by Hazymac 5/21/2019 8:45:28 AM
There's a recurring theme in American science fiction where the country loses its way, endures some horrible but cleansing disaster, and then rediscovers the blessings of liberty. You'll find it in Robert Heinlein's "Future History" stories, where the Crazy Years -- a period of rapid technological advances, decaying social norms, and mass psychosis -- leads to the backlash of a religious dictatorship. The Prophets regime is eventually toppled by a liberty-loving group dedicated to individual rights. The theme is even more pronounced in Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, where a socialist regime puts the country into another Great Depression, only worse. The country's capitalists
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