FLASHBACK: Buttigieg Said The Founding Fathers ‘Did Not Understand That Slavery Was A Bad Thing’

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Mary Margaret Olohan Social Issues Reporter
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Video footage shows 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg saying in 2014 that the founding fathers “did not understand that slavery was a bad thing.”

“It’s an embarrassing thing to admit,” the South Bend, Indiana, mayor said, “but the people who wrote the Constitution did not understand that slavery was a bad thing.”


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