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Pete Buttigieg Knocks Own Supporters for Being Too White

Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, an unexpected early frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, is criticizing his own supporters for being too white after questions about the “lack of diversity” at his events and among his campaign staff.

Pete Buttigieg voters (Joshua Lott / AFP / Getty)

Nolte: Four White Guys Lead the Democrat Primary Race

Worse still, at least for a political party consumed and obsessed with identity politics, the top two white guys, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former Vice President Joe Biden, are old white guys.

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