Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker and a super PAC supporting his candidacy launched attacks Wednesday against 2020 rival Pete Buttigieg.
While never mentioning the South Bend mayor by name, Booker questioned during an interview with Buzzfeed‘s
“If they were a mayor of, say, a city where you needed 10,000 votes to win, would the media have the same kind of narrative around them?” Booker asked. “If their highest office was mayor and they had lost statewide, would the same conversation be swirling around them?”
Buttigieg received 10,991 votes in his victorious 2011 mayoral campaign after losing the 2010 race for Indiana state treasurer.