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Ambassador Peter Buttigieg?

Axios is reporting that Biden may make him Ambassador to China.

by Anonymousreply 111Last Wednesday at 1:55 PM

Malta would reflect his heritage.

by Anonymousreply 112/08/2020

Please OP.

Just stop it.

by Anonymousreply 212/08/2020

Oh yes Peter, I want you so bad....

by Anonymousreply 312/08/2020

Peter is his preferred name.

by Anonymousreply 412/08/2020

I doubt it.

by Anonymousreply 512/08/2020

we love our pete !!! hope he gets a good post!!!

by Anonymousreply 612/08/2020

Bang Ding Ow!

by Anonymousreply 712/08/2020

We're here, we're queer, deal with it!

by Anonymousreply 812/08/2020

“Mayor Pete” has a more politically-friendly appeal, but it’s true that in his personal life he has always preferred to be called Peter.

by Anonymousreply 912/08/2020

I called this the whole time. I thought he would want canada or england though. Does he speak Chinese?

by Anonymousreply 1012/08/2020

Ok Mayor P fanboys..deep breath..he is MARRIED

by Anonymousreply 1112/08/2020

If he doesn’t already count Chinese among his many languages he surely will become fluent in it.

by Anonymousreply 1212/08/2020

There is nothing Mayor Pete cannot do!

by Anonymousreply 1312/08/2020

Ambassadress to Russia

by Anonymousreply 1412/08/2020

r7 你是个白痴

by Anonymousreply 1512/08/2020

Good, please send him halfway across the world and make him more irrelevant than ever. Chasten will be the Belle of Peking!

by Anonymousreply 1612/08/2020

神圣的他妈的

by Anonymousreply 1712/08/2020

what languages does he speak?

by Anonymousreply 1812/08/2020

what languages does he speak?

by Anonymousreply 1912/08/2020

Would Peter's marriage even be recognized in China?

by Anonymousreply 2012/08/2020

Oh yeah, a mayor from Indiana should be the ambassador to the most pernicious country on Earth. Great idea.

by Anonymousreply 2112/08/2020

Chasten can adopt so many more ugly dogs off the streets of Beijing.

by Anonymousreply 2212/08/2020

It’s a graveyard for anyone with presidential ambitions.

by Anonymousreply 2312/08/2020

Pete is more than capable of any job - including this one! He's the best!

by Anonymousreply 2412/08/2020

Amy K. already out in opposition to this nomination. Says he doesn't have the experience to fill such a position.

by Anonymousreply 2512/08/2020

R25 She's a jealous, vindictive CUNT!!!

by Anonymousreply 2612/08/2020

Go Pete!

by Anonymousreply 2712/08/2020

The Hon. Peter Buttigieg, Mandarincess

by Anonymousreply 2812/08/2020

this would be a good post and give him foreign policy credentials for later elections

by Anonymousreply 2912/08/2020

Stop trying to make Petey the Unsuitable happen!

by Anonymousreply 3012/08/2020

Is Biden trying to kill Pete, by sending him to China??

by Anonymousreply 3112/08/2020

R30 You're talking about yourself!!!

by Anonymousreply 3212/08/2020

Lol this ain’t happening. Dream on.

by Anonymousreply 3312/08/2020

Can't Pete just quick move to Malibu, so Gavin can appoint him to fill Kamala's seat in the U.S. Senate?

by Anonymousreply 3412/08/2020

All those Chinese boys for Pete

by Anonymousreply 3512/08/2020

Noooooooooooo! He'll catch the China virus!!

by Anonymousreply 3612/08/2020

[quote] Is Biden trying to kill Pete, by sending him to China??

Gonna paw him, claw him, saw him in half,

When he cries out for mercy, we'll just laugh

Beat him, heat him, eat him for dessert, YEAH!

Roast him gently so the flames won't hurt!

by Anonymousreply 3712/08/2020

Turn him into a rice queen

by Anonymousreply 3812/08/2020

Bad idea. Bad for Pete. It's a passive aggressive offer made in the confidence that no one can succeed in this job. They want him to fail and knock some luster off. He's shining too bright.

by Anonymousreply 3912/08/2020

I disagree. It’s a great opportunity to burnish his foreign policy credentials.

by Anonymousreply 4012/09/2020

He doesn't need foreign policy to win. Pete's appeal and base is Middle America.

by Anonymousreply 4112/09/2020

r41 How will he burn his foreign policy credentials when he has none at the moment ?

by Anonymousreply 4212/09/2020

Good. Keep him away. Proof that no one like Pete. The centrists think he is beneath them and refuse to engage with him.

by Anonymousreply 4312/09/2020

Do even his most ardent supporters think he would’ve defeated Trump?

by Anonymousreply 4412/09/2020

R42 you're just repeating other people who talk about foreign policy creds. No prez but Bush pere had any.

No harm having some of course. Voters are not interested in other countries. They vote on jobs. It's the economy, stupid as Bill said which Hillary famously ignored to her peril. It will hold even more true in 2024.

by Anonymousreply 4512/09/2020

I wouldn't want to go the China, they are nuts there! The air quality is absolute shit and you have to be careful to not catch any shit disease.

Pet should try to run for congress.

by Anonymousreply 4612/09/2020

I would have preferred him as secretary of state...... hope he grows his beard again :)

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by Anonymousreply 4712/09/2020

*Pete

It's a shit job and he doesn't have any experience in foreign policy. I call fake news on this.

by Anonymousreply 4812/09/2020

[quote] Pete should try to run for congress.

I agree, but first, I think he'll need to find a district to move to and establish himself where he can be elected. .. Indiana's 2nd, in which South Bend is located, is pretty red overall, and just re-elected their incumbent rethug by nearly 62% of the vote.

by Anonymousreply 4912/09/2020

Basically I thnk pete is a guy who can do pretty much anything he sets his mind to. I wouldn't cancel out Congress or governor even in a red state.

by Anonymousreply 5012/09/2020

hahahahahahahah

Pete won't know what's hit him, the Chinese will run rings around that little creep.

by Anonymousreply 5112/09/2020

Got to have high high hopes

by Anonymousreply 5212/09/2020

R20 When it comes to the same sex spouses of Diplomats in China, the Chinese government gives them a diplomatic family visa, although not a spouse visa.

There are a few gay Ambassadors in China, but none as high profile as this. Normally, US Ambassadors to China has some experience with China. Huntsman and Locke both spoke Chinese, Terry Brandstad (the latest one) knew Xi Jinping in the past. However, knowing China isn’t a requirement for the job. There is an entire Embassy that handles all that shit. The Ambassador is more than a figurehead of course, but he doesn’t really need to know much as he has people both stateside and in the Embassy who do the policy stuff.

China is probably the most high profile Ambassadorship there is. The UK or Canada may be fun, but politically totally irrelevant and unimportant.

by Anonymousreply 5312/09/2020

[quote]I call fake news on this.

Thank you Former President Trump.

by Anonymousreply 5412/09/2020

China loves the gays

by Anonymousreply 5512/09/2020

What does [italic]he[/italic] know about 'Gyna'?

by Anonymousreply 5612/09/2020

If he wants it I hope he gets it. But I can't fathom anyone wanting to move to China for possibly years.

by Anonymousreply 5712/09/2020

I would love to be ambassador to The Maldives!

by Anonymousreply 5812/09/2020

Pete speaks French, Spanish, Arabic, some Italian, some Norwegian. But he doesn’t speak Chinese. So this appointment doesn’t make any sense.

Pete should be the DNC chairman. He’s the only one that knows and understands perception in messaging and he’s fantastic beating back right wing conspiracy garbage and making the Democrats case.

Ambassador to China is a wasted appointment.

by Anonymousreply 5912/09/2020

Besides not speaking Chinese, there's the matter of the lodgings.

The U.S, ambassador's residence in Beijing...

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by Anonymousreply 6012/09/2020

The U.S. ambassador's residence in Paris...

Mr. Buttigieg speaks French.

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by Anonymousreply 6112/09/2020

Although the example of Biden's election at 78 gives someone like Buttigieg a long window in which to become president - although Harold Stassen is a decidedly alternative example - a post like China gives him a possibly more realistic career path, as Secretary of State.

by Anonymousreply 6212/09/2020

The only thing he might go for is governor.

An ambassadorship does not raise his national profile or recognition. He disappears. Do you know who the current ambassador is? See?

You need a political perch not a resume for a job interview. Obama's resume was paper thin. Trump had none.

by Anonymousreply 6312/09/2020

R63, you're assuming that this iteration of the US is ready to elect an openly gay president. I'm not so sanguine.

by Anonymousreply 6412/09/2020

[Quote]The only thing he might go for is governor

Pete is not going to win a statewide race in Indiana. That's his big political problem and why he wants a Biden appointment.

by Anonymousreply 6512/09/2020

R64 yes I absolutely am.

R65 who knows what he wants. It's all guessing and parlor games. There are more governors that go to the White House than ambassadors or cabinet members. You can buy an ambassadorship btw.

by Anonymousreply 6612/09/2020

I like the idea of Pete as DNC chair. God knows they haven't had a good one in a long time.

He could impose "message discipline" on the committee the way he imposes it on Chasten at home. Firmly.

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by Anonymousreply 6712/09/2020

Party chair, delegate/ambassador to China, as noted above, this is the resume of Poppy Bush.

by Anonymousreply 6812/09/2020

[quote]this is the resume of Poppy Bush.

Minus the head of the CIA. Which, let's face it, is the only item on Bush the elder's resume that really mattered.

by Anonymousreply 6912/09/2020

The Business Insider spin is quite bitchy: he's pissed he didn't get UN ambassador and tuned down Veterans Affairs / Director of the Office of Management and Budget as beneath him.

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by Anonymousreply 7012/09/2020

OMB is a big deal. I don't know why he'd think that beneath him.

by Anonymousreply 7112/09/2020

The big problem for Pete (apart from the obvious) is that old man Biden like retreads too much to give him anything really big.

by Anonymousreply 7212/09/2020

He might be best to run his next Presidential race outside the tent rather than in it. Worked for Dumpf

by Anonymousreply 7312/09/2020

[quote] Pete should be the DNC chairman.

Convince the DNC of that. They elect the chairman. And he already put himself in the running once before and dropped out before the vote. Lack of support? It seems like a very "political" vote, like something out of high school.

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by Anonymousreply 7412/09/2020

They are grooming Pete for future SOS or FBI.

by Anonymousreply 7512/09/2020

Before Pete goes for any higher office he needs a new husband.

by Anonymousreply 7612/09/2020

[quote]Before Pete goes for any higher office he needs a new husband.

Maybe Pete can have a relationship with a secret Chinese spy like Swalwell did, and also fail to disclose the fact when running for president.

by Anonymousreply 7712/09/2020

I can't wait for the Swalwell sex tape

by Anonymousreply 7812/09/2020

[Quote] He might be best to run his next Presidential race outside the tent rather than in it.

This.

The Americans to win over distrust Washington, and the metropolitan liberals, for good reason.

by Anonymousreply 7912/09/2020

[Quote] Before Pete goes for any higher office he needs a new husband.

Chasten is a huge asset. He was the only spouse who got his own following. Middle America relates to him. He is one of them.

by Anonymousreply 8012/09/2020

A hundled mirrion milacres keep happening ev'ly day!

by Anonymousreply 8112/09/2020

did he present hole to biden for this job?

by Anonymousreply 8212/09/2020

Loooove the notion of pete sitting on joe's face and joe just slobbering away like his life depended on it. pete's lover destroying joe's tittys.

by Anonymousreply 8312/09/2020

Ambassador to China?

Do I smell fortune cookies?

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by Anonymousreply 8412/09/2020

i bet pete's lover has a hot big bubble white fine ass to work over hard...

by Anonymousreply 8512/09/2020

I notice Chasten has a big bulge too bottom though he is.

by Anonymousreply 8612/09/2020

Biden owes Pete big time for Pete withdrawing when he could have kept the fight going up to the convention.

by Anonymousreply 8712/09/2020

It really does seem like Biden allowed others to choose his cabinet for him, and those people are clearing the path for Harris. Still, China will be our most important ambassadorship going forward. This is a serious test for Mayor Pete.

by Anonymousreply 8812/09/2020

AMBASSADOR BUTTPLUG TO THE KITCHEN SINK

by Anonymousreply 8912/09/2020

I rather doubt China will recognize Chasten as Pete's spouse.

by Anonymousreply 9012/09/2020

Aaron Schock and Pete would make a hot couple. Imagine the instagram posts.

Tome to ditch Chasten.

by Anonymousreply 9112/09/2020

[quote] you're assuming that this iteration of the US is ready to elect an openly gay president. I'm not so sanguine.

Sadly I agree. And the huge vote at AW hates him - he's just not woke enough or something. Whatcha gonna do?

Maybe he should move to a gay friendly state.

by Anonymousreply 9212/09/2020

Great. Finally someone who will be able to coax Bai Ling off of the roof.

by Anonymousreply 9312/09/2020

No announcement, yet? Maye it's not set in stone.

by Anonymousreply 9412/10/2020

A DC assignment would be better for starting a family, lots of kids in the foster system there. China is more likely to give a gay couple a panda than a baby.

by Anonymousreply 9512/10/2020

This seems like it was floated by either Pete himself or his enemies. There have been few if any leaks from Biden's team about personnel picks.. or anything else really. It would be very unusual for such a high profile and important position to go to someone without any experience in the region.

by Anonymousreply 9612/10/2020

The Pete Buttigieg Comic Book is here from Tidalwave Productions in their political power series.

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by Anonymousreply 9712/11/2020

The Pete Buttigieg Comic Book is here from Tidalwave Productions in their political power series.

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by Anonymousreply 9812/11/2020

R97 R98 Thanks for the stereo sound.

by Anonymousreply 9912/11/2020

OP These postings are kind of amusing. They probably started at the VP level, then were whittled to down from Sec of State to UN Ambassador, and now most recently Ambassador to China.

What's next, attendant in the WH lavatory?

by Anonymousreply 10012/11/2020

R99 Thank the daily double gremlin at DL, not me.

by Anonymousreply 10112/11/2020

R100 I've always said Pete should not join Biden and should stay away from DC.

by Anonymousreply 10212/11/2020

Methinks once he didn't get his desired job as UN Ambassador, he's said no thanks to the rest.

He's likely moving on to Plan B-whatever that is- with regard to his political future and run for President down the track.

He probably has to do that outside the tent anyway with Harris and her cronies likely thwarting him inside the Harris/Biden show.

by Anonymousreply 10312/11/2020

[quote] What's next, attendant in the WH lavatory?

Wasn't Pete an Uber driver in Afghanistan? .. I was thinking maybe a nice position in the Secret Service where he could become Dr. Biden's driver.

by Anonymousreply 10412/11/2020

After a few years on the boards of Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, etc. he will have millions in the bank.

by Anonymousreply 10512/11/2020

R105 That should allow him to buy a congressional seat then!

by Anonymousreply 10612/11/2020

Yes- plus the special needs adopted baby

by Anonymousreply 10712/11/2020

Ok I think this thread has worn itself out. See you guys in the next Pete thread! Toodle-oo!

by Anonymousreply 10812/11/2020

Pete needs a new job. Chasten’s hole needs to take a rest. It can’t take the bearings any more!

by Anonymousreply 10912/12/2020

ahahahahahhaahahahahahahaha

With top shade like this, I am warming up to Amy a lot.

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by Anonymousreply 11012/15/2020

In Chasten’s book, he refers to his husband as Peter, not Pete.

by Anonymousreply 111Last Wednesday at 1:55 PM
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