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Fri Sep 13, 2019, 05:06 PM

Mayor Pete 'made history' by talking about his coming out at the Democratic debate

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As a military officer service under Donít Ask Donít Tell, and as an elected official in the state of Indiana when Mike Pence was governor, at a certain point, when it came to professional setbacks, I had to wonder whether just acknowledging who I was was going to be the ultimate career-ending professional setback.

I came back from the deployment and realized you only get to live one life. I was not interested in not knowing what it was like to be in love any longer.

So I just came out.

I had no idea what kind of professional setback it would be, especially because, inconveniently, it was an election year in my socially conservative community.

What happened was that when I trusted voters to judge me based on the job that I did for them, they decided to trust me, and reelected me with 80% of the vote.


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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Fri Sep 13, 2019, 05:28 PM

1. I think he's great and my hopes are with him.

As President, he would, just by being who he is, and by being true to himself, he would immediately bring good things to all of us.

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Fri Sep 13, 2019, 06:52 PM

2. He is so wonderful, whomever gets the nomination I hope includes Pete in their Cabinet. He's awesome

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Sat Sep 14, 2019, 04:16 AM

3. Mayor Pete is

 

His candidacy is historic.

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