It seems petty, but one thing candidates have to do on the campaign trail is eat. You can’t just drop by Philadelphia without having a cheesesteak, after all. Eating is serious business when the cameras are on you 24/7.

In February we were amused when Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, visiting South Carolina, started into her fried chicken with a fork until someone named Kiki told it was OK to eat with her fingers.

Now that scene is being replayed as 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg, meeting with Al Sharpton for some reason, got some tips on how to eat a piece of fried chicken.

There might be a place in Buttigieg’s White House for a soul food adviser.