Pete Buttigieg’s message to France sends social media into a tizzy

New York Post | 4/16/2019 | Staff
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Just when you thought presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg’s list of talents couldn’t get any longer.

The 37-year-old Indiana mayor — a graduate of Harvard and Oxford universities, Rhodes Scholar, Afghanistan veteran and musician — sent social media ablaze Monday night when he delivered a touching message to the people of France in the wake of the Notre Dame blaze — in fluent French.

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English and French are just two of seven languages that Buttigieg speaks.

“To the people of France, I would like to say that Notre Dame cathedral was like a gift to the human species,” the Democrat told a reporter from the French station BFM TV at a fundraiser in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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“We share the pain, but we also thank you for this gift to civilization.”

Video of his message went viral as social media users fawned over his talents and hailed the mayor of South Bend as the next president.

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By Tuesday afternoon, the clip had 3.3...
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