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

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

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 reported. The attendee’s question comes after the police shooting and killing of a Black man by the name of Eric Logan. Logan, 54, was shot and killed on June 16 by Sergeant Ryan O’Neil of the South Bend Police...

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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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