Pete Buttigieg: The 7 Issues Guide

Today I bring you the 6th installment of TokyoSand’s excellent series, The 7 Issues Guide, helping us get to know a bit about the platforms of the democratic candidates running for president next year. Pete Buttigieg is on deck today, and he is one that I know very little about. Thank you, TokyoSand, and your diligent volunteers, for helping us get to know Mr. Buttigieg!


buttigieg Pete Buttigieg; Photo by Yuri Gripas, Reuters

The Democrats have a big field of candidates running for President in 2020. To briefly use a sports analogy, I see our candidates as the starting players on the Blue team, each bringing their own unique strengths to the table in a bid to take our country in a very different direction than the one we’re on today.

But as we well know from 2016, the media (and especially social media) gets fixated on non-substantial issues that take up all the oxygen. Plus, they don’t give the candidates the same treatment or the same amount of airtime.

In order to help voters get to know the Democratic candidates, I’ve enlisted the help of a team of terrific volunteers who have helped gather quotes and information about what the candidates have said or done in regards to the 7 issues that midterm voters identified…

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13 thoughts on “Pete Buttigieg: The 7 Issues Guide

  1. This is a very good idea for prospective democrat voters. After with the creature who slouches in the Whitehouse, anyone of them are going to sound a better alternative and you can’t vote for them all.

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  2. Jill, thanks for airing these summaries. We need to keep an eye on Pete, as he is having knowledgeable conversations everywhere he goes. He makes you want to listen. You will also come away from listening to John Hickenlooper with the same sense. Keith

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    • My pleasure, Keith! Tokyo and her team are doing an excellent job with these! Yes, I knew very little about him, but he is obviously a viable candidate. Now if only I could learn to pronounce his name! I shall look forward to her analysis of Hickenlooper, for I know very little about him.


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