Tag: Pete Buttigieg

Political Ladder: Does Gender Matter in a Politician’s Climb to Success?

Politics
Let's talk about ladders in politics, and of how some Democratic presidential wannabes seem to have a fast climb up early on in their political career. What is interesting is that they are getting far greater attention at the polls. This is currently the case, despite not having taken the slow, step by step rise to get a shot at the highest political position in the land: president of the United States. Take the case of Pete Buttigieg, the openly gay Mayor of South Bend, Indiana. He is only 37, and relatively unknown compared to other Democratic presidential candidates. When a Rasmussen national telephone and online poll pitched a choice between Trump and Buttigieg, Trump got 44% while Buttigieg had 40%. https://youtu.be/13OypBRrwv8 Thc result suggests that despite the big leap in...