Buttigieg, of course, is not well known for comedy or acting. The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, rose to national prominence when he ran for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 United States presidential election. He would have made history as the first openly gay presidential nominee for a major political party, and he also would have been the first millennial to earn a presidential nomination — he was born in 1982.
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Alas, that didn’t work out.