The tricky thing about pandering to special interests is that if you get it wrong, you become a joke. Just ask ‘Peter Pander.’ Pandering Pete Buttigieg went to Nevada for the next round of Democrat Primaries, and he broke out his Spanish to do it. But maybe he should have practiced first.

Or maybe — and hear me out here — maybe he could have NOT taken time out to insert a gratuitous Spanish greeting into his speech to demonstrate his creds to special interests.

Maybe he could have made his appeal based on his ideas and credentials.

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Right.

Here’s Pete’s unforced error:

 

And a quick sample of how the internet reacted:

 

While we’re on the topic of pandering, somehow, we all missed this gem…

If it were a Republican event where the only black guy present was hustling around with the mic, they’d all be crying ‘racism’.

But it’s the Democrats, so they get a pass.

Most of this post was first seen at Clash Daily

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The tricky thing about pandering to special interests is that if you get it wrong, you become a joke. Just ask ‘Peter Pander.’ Pandering Pete Buttigieg went to Nevada for the next round of Democrat Primaries, and he broke out his Spanish to do it. But maybe he should have practiced first.

Or maybe — and hear me out here — maybe he could have NOT taken time out to insert a gratuitous Spanish greeting into his speech to demonstrate his creds to special interests.

 
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