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Pete Buttigieg announces run for president

As much as I admire him , using the moniker "Mayor Pete" will doom him , he will not win . Mayor's do not win presidential elections, bad , bad , choice. It corners him in a box as being not experienced, he should have fired his PR Team but it is to late . Bad choice , no one going to the polls in red states will vote for a mayor, period.

by Anonymousreply 1705/07/2019

They voted for a businessman that’s never even been elected dog catcher.

by Anonymousreply 104/14/2019

My God what is it with you people? You are so tiresome. Won't vote for him because of Mayor Pete, won't vote for him because of his last name, won't vote for him because of his husband's name.

Doesn't anyone vote on issues anymore?

by Anonymousreply 204/14/2019

What's next, won't vote for him because he has a one eyed dog?

by Anonymousreply 304/14/2019

They started with the “Mayor Pete” because no one could pronounce his last name. In a few months, no one will be saying Mayor Pete. Everyone will know how to say his name.

by Anonymousreply 404/14/2019

He's got a lot of goodwill towards him right now. He is announcing at the right time.

Even that cunt Ava DuVernay likes him.

by Anonymousreply 504/14/2019

Yeah, Ava was retweeting him like crazy yesterday.

by Anonymousreply 604/14/2019

The easiest way to to remember how to say his name is to turn into two words. "Buddha judge". It's not 100% accurate pronunciation, but close enough for government work......

by Anonymousreply 704/14/2019

Buttplug or buttipegging is much better. His last name sounds like buttigag.

by Anonymousreply 804/14/2019

Defeatists or trolls. He's smart to use Mayor Pete. His last name is very difficult for people to remember. They'll eventually remember it but until then, he can be Mayor Pete.

by Anonymousreply 904/14/2019

Nobody votes for people with funny sounding last names.

by Anonymousreply 1004/15/2019

"Mayor Pete" is folksy and homespun. I think it can be appealing to voters.

by Anonymousreply 1104/15/2019

It's catchier than "Buttigieg." I think it works for him. It contributes to the down to earth image.

by Anonymousreply 1204/15/2019

He will not win , Biden will with over 40 percent leading in the polls. I will not vote for him just because he is gay. Wait another ten years.

by Anonymousreply 1305/07/2019

I like him and think he's got a better chance than people think.

by Anonymousreply 1405/07/2019

Ignore the Chicago Troll. It's Mayor Pete all the way and it's a very endearing name. So there!

by Anonymousreply 1505/07/2019

I like him very much. But he doesn't have snowball's chance in hell of winning. Great to see a gay candidate with such positive energy and backing. He has a future in politics.

by Anonymousreply 1605/07/2019

R16 People also thought Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, two people who came out of nowhere, didn't have a chance of winning either - and look what happened.

by Anonymousreply 1705/07/2019
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