Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, took a jab at President Trump and the United States on Monday, saying America’s past “was never as great as advertised.”
“So many of the solutions, I believe, are gonna come from our communities. Communities like the one where I grew up, which is an industrial mid-western city, That is exactly the kind of place that our current president targeted with a message saying that we could find greatness by just stopping the clock and turning it back and making America great again. That past that he is promising to return us to was never as great as advertised, especially for marginalized Americans… and there’s no going back anyway,”
Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg today in South Carolina: America “was never as great as advertised” pic.twitter.com/VdOxexSIHJ
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) May 6, 2019
Naturally, the Twitterverse was not pleased with the Mayor’s diss of the greatest country in the world:
— DaveO (@DaveOv10) May 8, 2019
Democrats don’t really like free people. They want us enslaved to government, so our founding docs must be very offensive to them. Kind of like garlic to a vampire.
— Dafney (@Flyingright1) May 6, 2019
— Melissa O. (@Yomeliss7) May 7, 2019
I'll take "People who will never be president" for $1000, Alex.
— Christy Waters (@ThatChristyChic) May 6, 2019
Tell them, America was never Great! pic.twitter.com/usJnzEOGbp
— Ken Waymire (@Haywire57) May 8, 2019
Tell that to the Greatest Generation! Tell that to all of the Greatest Generation who never grew old!
They gave their life’s so you could run THEIR Country in the ground!!! You’re too young but before 1994 and NAFTA we were great! 2019
and industry is finally coming back!
— Frank Huggins (@FrankHuggins9) May 8, 2019
Well at least Margaret Thatcher didn’t tell him America was never as great as advertised
— Mississippi Hammer (@mshammers) May 6, 2019
Here’s an idea:
Quick – tell everyone in Central America that…
— Jeff Shultz (@jeffshultz) May 7, 2019
Maybe we can send Mayor Buttigieg to campaign in Guatemala.
Pete Buttigieg has the same attitude toward this country as Barack Obama, he says he loves America but wants to change everything that made it great and if elected he would be as much of a disaster as Barack Obama. Thankfully he has little chance of winning the nomination and if he does win he will be destroyed in the general election by President Trump.
Cross-posted with The Lid
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