in the vicinityVideoBrit Hume praises Pete Buttigieg: The most impressive candidate in the Democratic field
It will be interesting to see how Pete Buttigieg stacks up against Joe Biden on the debate stage, says Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the “most impressive… a candidate is” in terms of political talent, said in the present, to 2020 valid Democratic presidential field, Brit Hume, comparison of South Bend, Ind. The mayor’s rise in popularity to the “emergence of Barack Obama.”
“I think Pete Buttigieg is the most impressive, by far, the candidate, in terms of just raw political talent in the Democratic field,” Hume said Monday on “Special Report”.
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“And, he is perhaps the most impressive candidate I’ve seen since the advent of Barack Obama,” Hume, Fox News senior political analyst, said.
Hume said Buttigieg is “as fluid as he can be, [and] he seems to have something to say about almost every topic.”
“He seems to be on the big stage — articulate, humorous,” he added.
But Hume warned that some of the Buttigieg political positions “outside the mainstream” on issues such as reparations and abortion.
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“As far as I can tell from what he said last night, there is no moment before the birth, if he does not support a woman’s right to an abortion and that is a position that is not widely used in this country,” Hume said, referring to Buttigieg Sunday town hall with “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace.
Hume said it will be interesting to see how Buttigieg “stacks up” against a “more experienced, older” candidates, Biden former Vice-President, Joe.