Actor Kevin Costner, who once made a baseball movie in Iowa, endorsed Pete Buttigieg for President today in Iowa:
"I see him as a man of his moment—of his time."
— Team Pete HQ (@PeteForAmerica) December 22, 2019
Does this carry any weight whatsoever in Iowa, however? Do they really care what a Hollywood celeb has to say?
Actor Kevin Costner in Iowa says he’s voting for Pete Buttigieg.
“He won’t compete to be the loudest. I don’t see his arms flapping,” Costner says at campaign event at Indianola high school. “He doesn’t have to yell.”
Says Buttigieg won’t exploit fears or deepen divisions. pic.twitter.com/QfvxfSnjmS
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) December 22, 2019
We’ll find out we guess in a few weeks:
Actor Kevin Costner, the star of "Field of Dreams" and "Dances With Wolves," will endorse South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg this weekend, the campaign announced. The two-time Academy Award winner will introduce Buttigieg in Iowa. https://t.co/wLKou9i927 pic.twitter.com/BlnYsrFJiS
— CNN (@CNN) December 20, 2019
But in the meantime, Mayor Wine Cave is having new donor issues after an email surface that’s “unusually blunt — even by modern pay-to-play standards”:
SCOOP: In a recent email exchange with a wealthy prospective donor, a top fundraiser for Pete Buttigieg made an offer that was unusually blunt — even by modern pay-to-play standards. https://t.co/Ho5zMjSf33
— Axios (@axios) December 22, 2019
This won’t end well for the Mayor:
— Jodi Jacobson (@jljacobson) December 22, 2019