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The Running Mate

Dating my way through the 2020 Democratic primary

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ast summer, I attended a fundraising rally for presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. The event was held at an old warehouse in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn — a vast, dark space packed with hundreds, perhaps thousands of Buttigieg fans. Waiting for the candidate to appear, I sipped a Blue Moon and scanned the venue. Most of the crowd were male. Most…