Your Objections to Pete Buttigieg Are Invalid

chrisbykate

I have already talked about most of the core reasons why Mayor Pete Buttigieg has my vote in the Democratic Presidential primary.  If you haven’t read it, you may want to start there.

pete2Today I want to address the objections.  I am not aiming to defend the way that he stands on any specific issue; if you disagree on his positions on the issues, that’s entirely valid and you should examine other candidates to find the best fit.  (I would argue that some disagreement on issues is inevitable and you may also want to consider personality and leadership skills, but I am not planning to make that argument today.)  In this post, I want to address the following four objections that I believe are invalid:

  1. He lacks experience at a national level.
  2. Voters won’t elect a gay candidate.
  3. He can’t beat the sitting President.
  4. He doesn’t have specific…

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