South Bend

F&L: Pete Buttigieg and his Big Tent

(Picture:  Parking lot in what turns out to be Milford, New Hampshire, waiting for the bus)

So here we are in… you know, as I’m saying this, I don’t have a clue where we are?  It’s the woods in New Hampshire, thirty miles from anywhere, and somehow there’s a massive inflatable domed sports arena.  I don’t get it; it’s not hockey, which might make sense.  But somehow the Buttigieg campaign found the only domed stadium in (more…)

F&L: Buttigieg — the Saga of Mayor Pete

And what does the mayor of South Bend, Indiana have to offer in his bid for president?  Sure, he’s smart — brilliant, even; Mayor Pete’s a Rhodes Scholar who speaks at least eight languages — but what does the openly gay mayor of a podunk Indiana town really have to offer the country?  Quite a lot, as it happens; read on and I’ll tell you. (more…)