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Pointing out Mayor Pete’s poor performance provokes cries of homophobia

Who could have seen that coming?



U.S. Transportation Secretary Mayor Pete // The Daily Caller

The media is scrambling to defend the scrawny embarrassment that is Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg. As the people of East Palestine, Ohio were boiling water for common everyday use and worrying about a potentially tainted food supply, our modern day Marie Antoinette told them to eat metaphorical cake when he said he would take a trip to assess the damage “when the time is right”.

But after backlash and most assuredly in response to former President Trump’s philanthropic visit to the town, Mayor Pete decided the time was magically right. On the heels of his trip to Ohio, Buttigieg thought he would try to stick it to Trump, placing the blame of the derailment on the former president. Buttigieg tweeted that the Trump administration rolled back a rule requiring trains to have special built in brakes, something called the ECP Brake Rule. “We’re constrained by law on some areas of rail regulation (like the braking rule withdrawn by the Trump administration in 2018 because of a law passed by Congress in 2015), but we are using the powers we do have to keep people safe,” he tweeted.

Two days later, Jennifer Homendy, the chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board, an independent governmental board that investigates civil transportation accidents, called the lie Buttigieg was pushing “misinformation”. The train that caused this accident in Ohio would not have fallen under the special rule that Buttigieg named. This particular train was not classified as a “high hazard flammable train” and, therefore, would not have had the special breaks stated in the ECP Brake Rule.

“That leads me to my last point: anyone speculating about what happened, didn’t happen, or should’ve happened is misleading a suffering community – PLEASE STOP SPREADING MISINFORMATION. For example…Some are saying the ECP (electronically controlled pneumatic) brake rule, if implemented, would’ve prevented this derailment. FALSE – here’s why…The ECP braking rule would’ve applied ONLY to HIGH HAZARD FLAMMABLE TRAINS. The train that derailed in East Palestine was a MIXED FREIGHT TRAIN containing only 3 placarded Class 3 flammable liquids cars.

Either Buttigieg knowingly lied about this rule to shift the blame onto the current 2024 GOP presidential candidate frontrunner, or he is just ignorant of the specifics of the regulation he cited. Giving him the benefit of the doubt, let’s assume it was the latter. That simply gives another example of his woeful ineptitude to serve in the position to which he was appointed.

With a list of abject failures rivaling that of even Biden, conservatives are rightfully criticizing Buttigieg. Donald Trump, Jr. took to Newsmax to voice his concerns of his horrendous job performance. “Peter has no business in that position, but he’s the guy who had no business running for president. But they let him do that because he was gay, and they checked off a box, and then he didn’t win, but, well, he’s the gay guy, so we’ve got to give him something, let’s make him Transportation Secretary. What does he know about it? Nothing. His failure, after failure, after failure are truly affecting the American people,” the younger Trump stated.

Of course, gay media was quick to label the remarks as homophobic. The Advocate wrote, “Donald Trump, Jr. went on the far-right Newsmax network on Wednesday and trafficked in blatant homophobia when he referred to U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg as ‘that gay guy’ and claimed that he was in his position merely because of his sexual orientation.”

It’s not quite clear what is homophobic about pointing out that a man who is tragically unfit for a job happens to be a homosexual. Is it the use of “gay” that offended the Advocate so much? Should Trump, Jr. have called him “that queer guy”? Despite that being the new term of endearment for the alphabet mob, something tells me their hissy-fit would have been even bigger.

If it is not simply the use of the word “gay” that makes something homophobic, is it the fact that there is criticism linked to it? That seems to be the only logical conclusion. If that were the case, “That gay guy is doing a horrible job” would be considered a homophobic statement, while “That gay guy is an amazing political figure” would not be considered as such. Highly strange and illogical, but that is how the left plays the political game.

The rules have been further rewritten. Any hint of criticism toward a minority is now considered discriminatory. Then, I suppose, all of those pieces attacking George Santos or Gays Against Groomers posted on the Advocate’s website are also considered homophobic. Or do gay conservatives and Republicans fall under a different set of rules? It’s hard to play a game against opponents who make up and change the rules as they go, but the entitled self-professed victims of the left have always acted like petulant and incorrigible children.

Buttigieg may have some impressive entries on his resume, but speaking several languages, playing the piano, and being a Rhodes Scholar are not qualifications for the job of Transportation Secretary of the United States. He was the token gay guy who got his position out of pity for his poor presidential primary performance. He did not earn the job on his own merit. Perhaps Biden’s people put him there knowing what a colossal fuck up he would be in hopes that his failures would distract from Biden’s.

As voices from the right are calling for Buttigieg to resign or be impeached, it seems Gay Inc. may be losing their chance to see their butt-boy in the Oval Office any time soon.