The action at the Democrat debate escalated fairly quickly after Pete Buttigieg’s comment about “purity tests” was directed at Elizabeth Warren:
HAHAHAHA. Buttigieg tells Warren she can't even pass her own purity standards. #DemDebate
— Beth Baumann (@eb454) December 20, 2019
It just got awkward, didn’t it?
"This is the problem with issuing purity tests you yourself cannot pass." – Buttigieg to Warren.
— Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) December 20, 2019
Warren: This guy hung out in a wine cave with rich people.
Buttigieg: I'm the only person here who's not a millionaire or billionaire. "This is the problem with issuing purity tests you yourself cannot pass."
— Jennifer Bendery (@jbendery) December 20, 2019
Here’s the exchange:
— MediaResearchCenter (@theMRC) December 20, 2019
Warren seemed to be a bit stunned:
Zing! That's going to leave a mark. https://t.co/Lnx0aKYgEW
— Captain Conservative (@CapCnservative) December 20, 2019
Sure looks like it did.