ADDED ON: 02/19/2020

Trump’s Morality Police Are Obsessed With Buttigieg Kissing His Husband

02/18/2020 | The Nation

There is some good news about America: An openly gay candidate is mounting a serious campaign for the presidency and winning votes from rural Iowa to the seacoast of New Hampshire. Former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg’s strong showings in the first contests of the 2020 Democratic presidential race represent, as the Los Angeles Times noted after the Iowa caucuses, a genuine “milestone” in American politics. But President Trump and his prominent backers aren’t celebrating. The morality police for a president who is gently referred to as “scandal-plagued” are suddenly obsessing about Buttigieg’s sexuality. Former deputy assistant to the president Sebastian Gorka has been griping about Buttigieg in media interviews, asking, “Why is that homosexual man lecturing us about the sanctity of life in the womb? Just a little curious there, strange.”

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