Appearing at CNN's Democratic
Presidential Town Hall at South By Southwest, Democratic presidential
candidate Pete Buttigieg criticized President Donald Trump and Vice
President Mike Pence.
The openly gay 37-year-old mayor of
South Bend, Indiana was asked by Jake Tapper whether he would prefer
as president Trump or Pence.
“Ugh. Does it have to be between
Pence, a hardline Evangelical opposed
to LGBT rights, was the governor of Indiana prior to becoming vice
Pence's views have “a lot more to do
with sexuality and, I don't know, a certain view of rectitude,”
“How could he allow himself to be the
cheerleader of the porn star presidency?” he rhetorically asked.
“Is it he stopped believing in scripture when he started believing
Buttigieg also said that he would
rather see Trump “decisively defeated at the ballot box” than