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Buttigieg Says He Won’t Be Lectured on Morality by Rush Limbaugh

  • Conservative broadcasters recently commented on his sexuality
  • Openly-gay candidate says he’s saddened for Republicans
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Democratic presidential candidates were on the campaign trail in Nevada at the weekend with the state’s caucuses less than a week away.Source: Bloomberg)

Openly gay Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg pushed back Sunday against recent comments from conservative radio personalities as he rises to become a 2020 front-runner.

Rush Limbaugh this week mused on his nationally syndicated broadcast about Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, as a “gay guy kissing his husband on stage, next to Mr Man, Donald Trump. What’s going to happen there?” The comment drew bipartisan criticism.