Even if Mr. Buttigieg fails to capture the nomination, he’s already won himself a coveted place in the political universe. Credit…Maddie McGarvey for The New York Times.
… He acknowledged that his success may have irked those who have seen years of presidential campaign planning tossed aside by his rise.
“I’m not going to comment,” he said, “on the emotions of my competitors.”
(Reid J. Epstein and Lisa Lerer, “Why Pete Buttigieg Annoys His Democratic Rivals,” NYTimes, 11-9-19)
This is a good instance of how, sometimes, the most intelligent comments are the ones “not made.”
(c) 2019 JMN
I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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