Mayor Pete’s Plan to Beat Trump

Can an openly gay war-veteran millennial become president in 2020?This week’s guest is presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, vying for a shot in a crowded Democratic field. In front of a sold-out crowd at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco last week, Mayor Pete, as he’s known to his constituents, had a candid conversation with Mother Jones Editor-in-Chief Clara Jeffery, in which he shared his plans to bring the rigor of running a small Rust Belt town to the White House. But first, he needs to beat President Donald Trump—and Mayor Pete says he knows how.

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