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Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:02 PM

 

Pete Buttigieg on Impeachment for Trump


If I were to vote in a presidential
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Reply Pete Buttigieg on Impeachment for Trump (Original post)
jezebel321 Apr 2019 OP
Freethinker65 Apr 2019 #1
Blue_true Apr 2019 #50
PeeJ52 Apr 2019 #2
bearsfootball516 Apr 2019 #3
jcgoldie Apr 2019 #55
bearsfootball516 Apr 2019 #56
marylandblue Apr 2019 #58
SkyDaddy7 Apr 2019 #25
PeeJ52 Apr 2019 #27
LenaBaby61 Apr 2019 #30
patricia92243 Apr 2019 #36
David__77 Apr 2019 #4
jalan48 Apr 2019 #5
madaboutharry Apr 2019 #6
brooklynite Apr 2019 #7
Indygram Apr 2019 #8
TomSlick Apr 2019 #11
Indygram Apr 2019 #15
marylandblue Apr 2019 #26
Indygram Apr 2019 #39
marylandblue Apr 2019 #42
Indygram Apr 2019 #44
marylandblue Apr 2019 #49
Indygram Apr 2019 #53
artislife Apr 2019 #41
defacto7 Apr 2019 #31
Indygram Apr 2019 #40
Indygram Apr 2019 #46
defacto7 Apr 2019 #48
dalton99a Apr 2019 #12
Indygram Apr 2019 #16
patricia92243 Apr 2019 #37
Lefta Dissenter Apr 2019 #59
SMC22307 Apr 2019 #60
madaboutharry Apr 2019 #14
CaliforniaPeggy Apr 2019 #20
Blue_true Apr 2019 #52
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DesertRat Apr 2019 #35
Blecht Apr 2019 #9
babylonsister Apr 2019 #10
Drunken Irishman Apr 2019 #13
msongs Apr 2019 #17
Bradshaw3 Apr 2019 #18
Politicub Apr 2019 #19
malchickiwick Apr 2019 #21
SkyDaddy7 Apr 2019 #23
watoos Apr 2019 #24
bearsfootball516 Apr 2019 #29
bearsfootball516 Apr 2019 #28
defacto7 Apr 2019 #32
Hulk Apr 2019 #33
California_Republic Apr 2019 #34
pdsimdars Apr 2019 #38
crazytown Apr 2019 #43
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:08 PM

1. Great answer

 

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Response to Freethinker65 (Reply #1)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:08 PM

50. Yes it was. He is focused on what HE can control. nt

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:09 PM

2. I wished he would take a firmer stand...

 

To me that is too neutral of an answer and meant to please both sides of the issue.

I'm with you Mayor Pete, but you need to be more passionate to put me over the top.
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Response to PeeJ52 (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:12 PM

3. Likely that all candidates will have similar answers.

 

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Response to bearsfootball516 (Reply #3)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:41 PM

55. Not Liz.

 

I'm not even 100% sure impeachment is the pragmatic option at this point, but I'm sure glad to support a candidate who takes a stand.
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Response to jcgoldie (Reply #55)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:55 PM

56. She surprised me with how forward she was.

 

Ill be interested to see if other candidates follow her lead, or take a more neutral stance like Buttigieg did.
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Response to bearsfootball516 (Reply #56)

Sat Apr 20, 2019, 11:57 AM

58. Didn't surprise me much, she has been very critical of Trump.

 

Buttigieg us staking out the opposite end, critical, but not focused on Trump. I sort of agree with him, but I think he if he is going to choose that lane, he should do it straight up and either say he wants voters to "impeach" or that Republicans have to do their duty now, rather than protect Trump at all costs, and impeachment is just futile without them.
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Response to PeeJ52 (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:44 PM

25. Not sure how that could've been any better...

 

Regardless of what candidate wouldve said it!?!

It was actually a very good & precisely correct answer!
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Response to SkyDaddy7 (Reply #25)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:50 PM

27. Yah, a noncommittal committal...

 

It's politics, I understand.
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Response to PeeJ52 (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 02:09 PM

30. Mayor Pete's ..

 

Making the assumption that we'll be ABLE to vote and that our votes will COUNT, even if we come out in MASS in the Fall of 2020.

That's a huge assumption, especially since the ruskies are STILL meddling and who knows what they'll do this time around. They had a 50-state strategy of interference into our GE. Secondly, if fatso does make it out of the thuglican primary, whose to say he won't say he's not leaving if a Dem wins the presidency? Lastly, whose to know if he won't just suspend the 2020 elections? Just stay in the Oval Office and say he's not leaving Yes, it's an extreme point of view, but we know that Senate thuglicans are WITH their president, and support him in whatever he does. We also know that those assholes don't CARE about what the rule of law is. tRumps broken all rules of law that it's not funny. Yet, Senate thuglicans like soulless tRump & soulless McTurtle are right there in lock step with each other.
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Response to PeeJ52 (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 02:42 PM

36. That is the very reason a lot of us like him - he says things in a polite but firm

 

manner with no show involved.
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:12 PM

4. Good answer.

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:13 PM

5. Way to take a stand Pete!

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:14 PM

6. This is the position for all the candidates who are not in Congress.

 

Impeachment needs to be on the table, but getting into the impeachment debate for the candidates is a distraction. If Trump is still around for 2020, it would be an albatross for the democratic nominee to have given him the "you wanted to impeach me" argument.

Answering this question will be a little tougher for those hopefuls now serving in Congress.

This is the reason I think this: I don't think that the democrats in the House are going to move on impeachment. I think they see the risk politically too high. So why should the candidates go on a limb for something that most likely isn't going to happen.
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:14 PM

7. Primary him!!!

 

Oops, sorry, I got caught up in the moment...
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:18 PM

8. Decent answer, quick unrelated question...

 

does anyone know how tall he is? Maybe it's the angle of the car behind him or something but he looks super short in that video.
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Response to Indygram (Reply #8)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:25 PM

11. Gee, I don't know. Is this important?

 

From this picture, I'd say "medium height."

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Response to TomSlick (Reply #11)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:38 PM

15. I don't know, didn't notice it before

 

The car in the background just makes him look smaller than I imagined he was. I don't know as it matters one way or the other, but I am sure Trump would try to exploit it if he is short by pulling that same creepy stalking he did to Hillary in their debates.

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Response to Indygram (Reply #15)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:44 PM

26. Just a guess here, but that creepy stalking is mostly a sexist thing.

 

I think it's harder to pull off against a man, especially a military man who is younger, in better shape, and forewarned. He probably won't be able to do the handshake trick against Pete either.
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Response to marylandblue (Reply #26)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 04:34 PM

39. I don't think they should allow the skulking around like they did last time

 

I kept hoping HRC would throw an elbow back on "accident" lol.
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Response to Indygram (Reply #39)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 04:54 PM

42. If it were me, and I had the presence of mind, I would have slowly stepped backward

 

That would show fearlessness and also takes away his stalking space.
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Response to marylandblue (Reply #42)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 05:31 PM

44. You're nicer than I am then, lol

 

My elbow would likely be about crotch level since I'm only 5 feet tall. I would have "accidentally" threw my elbow back really hard and fast while turning around and said, "Whoops! Sorry about that...you should never stand that close behind someone because you never know when they are going to spin around!"
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Response to Indygram (Reply #44)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:04 PM

49. If you elbow Trump in the crotch, I would definitely vote for you.

 

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Response to marylandblue (Reply #49)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:16 PM

53. I bet it would get the most applause

 

hehe
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Response to marylandblue (Reply #26)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 04:40 PM

41. He isn't standing on tables

 

so I think Mayor Pete is tall enough.

Good answer though I think congress is obligated to go forward with impeachment. Not that impeachment is all that we hope it is. It really didn't make a dint in WJC's term, in the end.
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Response to Indygram (Reply #15)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 02:20 PM

31. I think he's ten feet tall... politically speaking.

 

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Response to defacto7 (Reply #31)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 04:38 PM

40. He's doing quite well for himself, for sure

 

I'm happy for him. It's really good that he is showing other members of the LGBTQ community that they can do well if they run for political office. While I don't think he is the best nominee I'm glad he is in the race. His presence is important.
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Response to defacto7 (Reply #31)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 05:46 PM

46. Not sure why you are making digs at Beto on a thread about Mayor Pete (this replied to wrong post)

 

Could someone please explain why on earth asking how tall he is appears to be making some people mad? He just looked significantly shorter in that video based on him being next to the car in the video than I thought so it made me wonder how tall he is. Why is asking so offensive? I don't get it.

(on edit...I clicked to reply to another post...so this is not directed at you, defacto, sorry that it shows up as a reply to you, it was supposed to reply to artislife)
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Response to Indygram (Reply #46)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 06:32 PM

48. No prob!

 

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Response to Indygram (Reply #8)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:25 PM

12. See

 

https://starsunfolded.com/pete-buttigieg/

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Response to dalton99a (Reply #12)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:42 PM

16. That says 5'8" and I notice the person below said 5'9", thanks!

 

That's a little bit taller than the video made me think he was. Of course that's still tall to me since I'm only 5 feet myself, lol.
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Response to dalton99a (Reply #12)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 02:46 PM

37. Eyes: lavendar gray - makes me want to swoon (I could be his grandmother almost

 

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Response to patricia92243 (Reply #37)

Sat Apr 20, 2019, 01:08 PM

59. Yeah?

 

Get in line. (you can be his almost grandmother, but I get to be his mom, since hes the same age as my kids!)
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Response to dalton99a (Reply #12)

Sat Apr 20, 2019, 09:53 PM

60. Ohhhh, Malta... I've been meaning to look that up.

 

Especially like the Afghanistan pic... contrasted against Drumpf's loser sons.
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Response to Indygram (Reply #8)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:30 PM

14. I heard him say that he is 5' 9"

 

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Response to madaboutharry (Reply #14)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:02 PM

20. One article I read (The New Yorker?) said he was 5'9." n/t

 

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #20)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:15 PM

52. 5'9" is taller than average for men. The camera person in that shot could

 

have been tall, that would have created a down angle that distorts the size of everything below the camera person's eye level.
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Fri Apr 19, 2019, 02:38 PM

35. Apparently tall enough

 

to capture the imagination of Americans in a big way since his announcement.
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:19 PM

9. This is a great response - nt

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:24 PM

10. Decent answer. I imagine he doesn't want

 

to step on any toes, specifically Pelosi's, who has the final say AFAIK.
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:30 PM

13. Great answer.

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:52 PM

17. what did he say? nt

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:56 PM

18. Carefully worded answer

 

That doesn't really say anything. Congress is within its rights. Think we all know that. And "he may well deserve it." Not exactly a strong statement.
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 12:57 PM

19. Yes. This.

 

Congress will make the decision. The folks running will be campaigning in the midst of whatever happens.
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:26 PM

21. Well Said.

 

Mayor Buttigieg always speaks so measuredly and thoughtfully while not shying away from any topic.
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Response to malchickiwick (Reply #21)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:37 PM

23. +1

 

Mayor Pete👍♥️
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Response to malchickiwick (Reply #21)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:40 PM

24. I like mayor Pete,

 

but we don't need measured, thoughtful responses, IMO. We need Maxine Waters type responses. We need someone who is tough as nails to beat Trump.
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Response to watoos (Reply #24)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:52 PM

29. "We don't need measured, thoughtful responses."

 

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Response to malchickiwick (Reply #21)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 01:51 PM

28. Very Obama-like.

 

Always thinks about what hes saying before he opens his mouth. Words are powerful.
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 02:22 PM

32. Excellent answer. He's running for president not congress.

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 02:22 PM

33. Well said....

 

I admire this young man. Time will tell. He has a tough road ahead of him, with all the homophobic voices and minds in this country; but his message is clear, concise and positive. I wish him well, and I'd vote for him and support him in a heartbeat if he is our candidate.
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 02:31 PM

34. Snap!

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 02:49 PM

38. Sounds like he wants it both ways. Unusual for Pete. He's usually so definite

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 05:25 PM

43. I think Pete's answer shows proper respect for the Democratic Party

 

and Congress. He is a Mayor, not a layer, nor a spokesman for the Party nor a sitting member of Congress. Hes a candidate for the nomination whos focus, as it should be, is on the 2020 election.
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 05:38 PM

45. It's the right answer. Congress needs to make that decision.

 

I don't think the candidates should get bogged down trying Trump's crimes in the public sphere, when we have a process to do that. Knowing when to keep out of the mud is important.
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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 05:52 PM

47. Correct answer

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:11 PM

51. Artful dodge! He will be a good politician!

 

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Response to jezebel321 (Original post)

Fri Apr 19, 2019, 08:38 PM

54. "He may well deserve it..."

 

Pretty weak sauce from Mayor Pete.
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Response to jcgoldie (Reply #54)

Sat Apr 20, 2019, 11:51 AM

57. It's the weakest statement I've heard from him on any topic, but maybe his best option.

 

He's said we can't just be anti-Trump, so to stay in his lane he needs to stay out of this. Warren is staking out the anti-Trump position, so it's natural for her to be the first to call for impeachment.
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