Politics

Pete Buttigieg And The Peter Principle

A prime example

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Ever heard of the Peter Principle? It states: When you are promoted to the next level of your organization’s hierarchy, you will continue to rise up the ladder until you reach the point where you can no longer perform well. Welcome to the leadership of the Department of Transportation.

Pete Buttigieg is way past his viable pay grade. Everyone in DC knows it. So the press runs cuddly pictures of new dad Pete instead of nailing him on the supply chain crisis. Joe Concha gives us the details.

 

Concha: Have you heard? There’s a supply chain crisis looming in this country. Good thing we have a man with a wealth of experience in this department to fix this complex issue. Or do we?

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Three years ago, the only people who ever heard of Pete Buttigieg were the residents of South Bend, Ind., where he served as mayor of this college town of about 100,000 people. South Bend, which will never be confused with Gotham, has a bus station with a fleet of 60 buses, no major railways, and fewer than 100 full-time transit employees.

So who better for Team Biden to nominate as Transportation Secretary than Mayor Pete? It’s only a sprawling government agency with 58,000 employees. To put that in perspective, that’s more than half the population of South Bend itself!

Suddenly, Buttigieg went from the management of $10 million to $85 billion – that’s billion with a B – overnight. And now, nearly 10 months in, Buttigieg has his first crisis on his hands: A massive supply chain breakdown exploding across the country that will affect every American, particularly the low and middle class. Hundreds of ships wait off the coasts. They can’t unload their cargo.

And when that cargo finally reaches port, there aren’t enough workers and truckers to get the goods onto the trucks and out. Yet all the media is talking about is Buttigieg becoming a new father. Just do a Google search and you’ll see what I mean.

When the media does finally ask Buttigieg about the supply chain crisis, he uses his time on places like CNN to plug President Biden’s infrastructure and Build Back Better plans. Now, Buttigieg also assures us a task force has been set up to fix the problem. He also says he’s holding roundtables to solve the problem.

Ah, yes. Task forces and round tables. Washington jargon for, “We have no idea how to fix this.” But we’ll make it look like we’re doing something. Congratulations, America. We have yet another crisis on our hands to go along with inflation, violent crime, the border and Afghanistan, and the guy tapped to save the day is the former mayor where they filmed “Rudy.”What can possibly go wrong?

 

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David Kamioner is a veteran of U.S. Army Intelligence and an honors graduate of the University of Maryland's European Division. He also served with the Pershing Nuclear Brigade and the First Infantry Division. Subsequent to that he worked for two decades as a political consultant, was part of the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina disaster relief effort in Louisiana, ran a homeless shelter for veterans in Philadelphia, and taught as a college instructor. He serves as a Contributing Editor for LifeZette.

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Luis
Luis
1 month ago

BUTT-igieg and his buddy may think that those babies are theirs, but everyone in the whole world knows that anal penetration cannot produce babies, so those babies are someone else’s. There are no ovaries up BUTT-igieg’s rear end nor on his buddy’s rear end.
Glad you asked.

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Mary Chapman
Mary Chapman
26 days ago
Reply to  Luis

I love it!!!!

Rose
Rose
1 month ago

I know several truck drivers. There is no shortage of them. I also watched a news report on how these truck drivers are being forced to wait days to get their load. Many are turned away. There is no shortage. It is the communists making their next big move to take over our republic.

Mary Chapman
Mary Chapman
26 days ago
Reply to  Rose

I know several as well and they all have told me there’s no shortage.

Glowy
Glowy
1 month ago

he couldnt do his job as mayor why would anyone think he could handle his current job????????????????????????

Beartrap
Beartrap
1 month ago

Any “gay” democrat, anywhere. Make that any democrat, even your neighbors on the block. All in for the new globalist order and bending over. Need I say more?

ABUTOM
ABUTOM
1 month ago

PETE JUST GOT TRANSFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR. TWO MONTHS EXPERIENCE.

James Russell
James Russell
1 month ago

I learned the Peter Principle as: “You will be promoted to your highest level of incompetence.” I have certainly seen this both in the military where I served for 20 years and in civilian life after that. I classify today’s society as a Cluge compared to when I was brought up.

Stephen Russell
Stephen Russell
1 month ago

Biden Cabinet all amatuers & retreads day 1

Jay
Jay
1 month ago

Biden’s Cabinet members are just as clueless as their boss. But they do have diversity, which as they tell us, is our strength

HankRB
HankRB
1 month ago

Mayor Pete was the Mayor of South Bend Over, Indiana jus saying that’s what he does best so yeah lets make him Trans-portation SEC.

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Merle Hall
Merle Hall
1 month ago

This headline should read Pete Buttigieg and the peter principle. That is all he know how to handle.

Woodie thompson
Woodie thompson
1 month ago

Oh well, why were we concerned ? With this mans experience and how he exudes confidence just as he did as a presidential candidate, he also has a task force and would you believe around table not a rectangular one a round one ! Ourtroublesaresoon over ! Can there be any doubt ?

DeMedic1112
DeMedic1112 (@demedic1112)
1 month ago

The Peter Principle simply stated is, “Every Person Will Rise to Their Level of Incompetence.” How do I know? I read the book several times.  Pete Buttigieg reached his level of incompetence with his promotion as head of the Department of Transportation.  Joe Robinette Biden reached his when he became Vice President under Obama but there is another part of The Peter Principle is the only ones who get “FIRED” are those who are either Super Competent of Super Incompetent. The Super competent ger fired because they are a threat to other’s jobs and the Super Incompetent because they are a total failure which Biden has proven himself a complete failure in the eyes of the world leaders.

C.E. Olson
C.E. Olson
1 month ago

You are so confused. It’s not about competence. Who cares if a government leader is competent? It’s about hierarchy. Who, or what kind of person, do we want making rules for us to live by? “That little queer Butt guy”, as my friend sarcastically refers to him, is perfect. Just do what he says and believe the nonsense he spouts, and everything will be fine. Ignore the empty shelves. You don’t deserve full shelves. The people of Venezuela don’t have full shelves, so why should you?

Tom Tucker
Tom Tucker
1 month ago

Buttfklgig is waaaaaaay beyond his level of competence. In fact he never had a level of competence. Then only thing that mattered to stupid Joe, was the fact he is queer and a communist.

Good Luck luck
Good Luck luck
1 month ago

Pete does not have a clue on how to do his job, Thats why is has been on Vac, for two months. Thats why Biden and him are two of a kind . CLUELESS

Rjr
Rjr
1 month ago

Why join this conversation if your comments are deleted unless your praising the little FUDGEPACKERS !

Mary Chapman
Mary Chapman
26 days ago

Ole Pete was a no good mayor. I live in the next town over and have heard from others the things he claims he done in South Bend. He ruined the flow of traffic by turning one way streets into 2 way and now there’s nothing but traffic jams. He put in round abouts but never fixed any of the roads between them. So many pot holes and no fixed roads. Yet he glorifies himself about his so called smart streets. He was doing really good and may have won out over Biden and the Dems knew it. So he suddenly because sick for over a week. Next thing you knew he was pulling out of the running for president. And handed the donation money over to Biden. They promised him something in return and he got the position he has now to keep his mouth shut about what really happened. He never should have been mayor of South Bend and shouldn’t have the “job” he has now!!!! He wanted everyone to feel sorry for him when he “came out” about being gay so he could get re-elected. Then after he was he walked away to run for president. He even left for a while because he was in the military and on call. Being mayor didn’t get him out of it like he thought. It was after he came back he “came out of the closet” He may not want to move back to Indiana because we don’t want him here!!!!!