He brings nothing new to this Democratic field of candidates, as far as I can tell.
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In my previous post, I addressed objections that are often brought up as barriers to supporting Buttigieg in the primary. I am embarrassed to say that I forgot one of the most important ones. Buttigieg is not a person of color or a woman.
I have already talked about most of the core reasons why Mayor Pete Buttigieg has my vote in the Democratic Presidential primary. Today I want to address the objections.
I like her. I trust her. If a zombie apocalypse were upon us, I would be entirely comfortable with her in charge.
Biden does not have my vote in the primary, and it would take something pretty major to change my mind on that.
I have no reason not to like Castro as a Democratic Presidential nominee. I just wish he wasn't quite so boring in interviews.
Michael Bennet was a surprise. I did not expect that I would be very interested in what he had to say.
I found him to be reasonable, relatively intelligent, and a bit overly sincere. (The guy has a heart-tugging story for everything.)
After about 40 minutes with Tim Ryan, my first impression is that I am not at all a fan. Maybe Tim Ryan was having a bad day. Maybe *I* was having a bad day. But with a large field, I’m not interested in spending more time with him.