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The Creation Myth of the Buttigieg Campaign - LA Progressive

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The deft spin from the Buttigieg apparatus and the huge media hype about him have obscured the significance of his deep-pocketed backers -- his rise was propelled by the rocket fuel of funding from—and bonding with—wealthy corporate operators, who bundled big checks from other donors and provided an establishment seal of approval that resonated with mainstream media. Pete Buttigieg Is the Only Top 2020 Democrat Taking Money from Lobbyists,” In OCT.: “Pete Buttigieg Takes Lead as Big Business Candidate in 2020 Field,” Fortune  magazine:  “when it comes to opening hearts (and wallets) of business leaders across America, Buttigieg is shining.” He has chosen to be an antithesis of Bernie Sanders, resembling countless politicians so eager to take big money from the wealthy that it’s unclear if they have any priority higher than trying to win the next election.'


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$$$ talks to Pete!

Submitted on Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020 at 4:52:32 PM

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