Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Shuts Down Racist Question at Iowa Event


Jul 7, 2019 - 9:27
Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Shuts Down Racist Question at Iowa Event

[caption id="attachment_79416" align="aligncenter" width="900"] Pete Buttigieg speaks during the National Action Network Convention on April 4, 2019, in New York (Shutterstock).[/caption]

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg shut down an attendee’s advice at a Democratic Party event in Iowa on July 4 when they suggested that he should “tell the Black people of South Bend to stop committing crimes and doing drugs.”

The question was asked during a barbecue in Carroll County, Iowa, CBS News 

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4 Replies to “Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Shuts Down Racist Question at Iowa Event”

  1. I’m concerned that the prosecutor in this Alabama case was an African American female. Having more AA prosecutors has been one of the suggestions to produce a more equitable system. Are there dynamics and pressures inherent in the system that create the same results regardless of the prosecutors background?

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