Buttigieg is Democrats' best hope to beat Trump

Posted1/16/2020 1:00 AM

Pete Buttigieg is the strongest candidate to take on and take down Donald Trump in November, with the ability to lead our nation forward and implement bold progressive change and reform. He is a special and unique candidate who stands out in the crowded field of worthy Democratic candidates and is a sharp contrast to Donald Trump, who he can deftly debate and defeat.

We need a leader like Mayor Pete. He represents a new generational perspective. His vision is grounded through a different prism for decision making from beyond the beltway and from outside of Washington. He has a grasp of issues facing our nation from real on the ground experience as a mayor which has exposed him to diverse groups of people and problems that face many Americans and communities throughout the country.


Similarly his experiences as an Intelligence officer in Afghanistan gives him an insight to be a commander in chief who understands the challenges and tragedy of foreign conflicts and the importance of alliances and coalitions with allies who must be able to trust us.

Mayor Pete's substance, style, demeanor and pragmatic progressive positions bolster his stature as a candidate. He has demonstrated his intelligence on the debate stage time and again. His approach is always sure footed, steady and consistently solid as he articulates thoughtful positions and solutions. Unlike some others, he does not lecture or yell or stumble or reflect anger, nor does he demonize his opponents or segments of our nation. His strong moral compass and his youthful energy along with his confident, calm, intelligent, articulate approach is inspirational and makes him stand out. His approach seeks not to divide us but to unite us.

Elliott Hartstein


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