Politics

Public Sours on CIA-Groomed Puppet Pete

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s (D) favorability is underwater as just over a third of voters view him favorably, while the majority say he should get back to work or resign after taking two months off for paternity leave amid the United State’s supply chain crisis, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Tuesday revealed.

Last week, it was revealed that Buttigieg had been on paid paternity leave since mid-August as the country’s supply chain woes worsened. The White House deemed him a “role model” for doing so, and on Tuesday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki defended the official for remaining on paternity leave even as U.S. cargo ships remain backed up on the U.S. coast.

“There are a range of officials leading different components of the department of transpiration including the chief of staff, the deputy secretary of transportation, a range of officials who keep that place humming, functioning every day,” Psaki said, adding that she was “on a conference call” with Buttigieg that morning. However, it seems he is still not physically at work. Read more…

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