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Politician. ? Oh well nothing new, politics normal.
Thus, the nickname for him, “Peter Buttplug” is somewhat deserved.
No, it’s just a cheap shot at his homosexuality that you like to promulgate. Grow up.
I’ve always refered to him as, Butagag. As in gag, slang for a joke.
Is this Junior High?
Ahhh, your feelings got hurt.
Nope, not a bit.
But comments like yours downstream and Scissor’s and others, are used against conservatives to paint them as bigots, homophobes, misogynists, etc. And it seems like it’s true in your case.
I’m surprised the mods allow such juvenile and hateful comments in the first place.
Yep, those feelings are certainly bruised. Funny, you cancel culture vultures sure are selective about what hurts you precious little feelings, nothing from your fellow travelers is ever offensive.
Cheap Shot ? Pete and Barry ride same bike. Girl bike. As in wife.
As usual, I have no idea what you’re trying to say. But apparently, lots of people here don’t mind taking cheap shots at people from the cowardly shadows.
Boo hoo – please grow up
I saw this on another site and some progressive commented: “Washington DC is a difficult place to ride a bicycle, so he deserves a lot of credit for trying”. (wtf?)
Population level Stockholm Syndrome?
I worked in DC along with many co-workers who regularly rode their bikes to work all year round. Bike riders got premium parking spaces right under the eyes of guards.
Worked there for over ten years, I never heard any of them claim that riding bikes to work in DC was difficult.
Interestingly, it appears to take multiple SUVs to fake a green lifestyle.
I read with amusement (I doubt many Brits would have known this) that he is US Secretary of Transportation. Too funny!
I’m waiting for the shock news…
Politician tells truth
A Cabinet level post job was the agreement for him to drop out of the primaries races in March 2020 so Dementia Joe could take the nomination and stop Bernie Sanders. Senator Klobuchar was probably promised the VP job when Kamala and Co. send Ole Joe out to pasture.
Being mayor of a medium-sized Indiana city for a few years was his sole qualification for elevation to Sec. of Transportation (and for his run at President as a Demo). Payoff is correct.
A mediocre, at best, mayor at that, from what I’ve read.
his orientation was a secondary qualification.
It is the only qualification he has, at everything else in his life he has been a failure.
The car was electric – no doubt – so the media will report no foul no harm – move along – nothing to see here
I saw two cars and lots of guards. The car carrying his bike looked like a standard issue government black Chevy SUV, ICE all the way. I am actually surprised that more videos like this have not surfaced, considering the huge number of mobile phones with excellent on-board cameras….
Now now now… he rode his bicycle to work…
From the Parking Lot
Wow. We know the Democrats were overall dishonest.. especially about things like CAGW. But it’s shocking when it doesn’t stop at talking points and applies to petty lies about image. The media has totally failed us. Oh and long live Dinesh!
Dinesh has violated Butthead’s privacy and needs to be prosecuted for hate crimes. He’s obviously not trying to pretend he’s commuting the whole way by bike. He’s just doing his part to reduce the difficulty of finding parking in Washington. H8rz gonna h8! Sheesh you people!
Now that he realizes that you have cruelly misinterpreted his intentions, I’m sure he’ll clear this all up for you neanderthals.
Yeah if you insist, but doesn’t Butthead create an implied sarc tag?
But would he have ridden the bike without a difficult parking situation?
The US Secretary of Transportation doesn’t have a reserved parking space?
Nothing new. Back in the 60s a friend of mine drove his car from the outer suburbs to the CBD fringe where there was lots of parking, took his bike out of the boot and rode into the city. It was convenient for getting round the city centre.
What is more convenient than being chauffeured around? His actions are intentionally deceptive and an affront to working Americans that pay for this nonsense.
Peter likes to arrive at the office all sweaty….or rain soaked….what a guy!
And in a suit. What kind of clown show are we watching?
He can take a shower in the gym.
If butty’s sweaty, it isn’t from riding a bike.
If you think that’s what happened here, then you’re delusional as well as stupid.
Your take is so far off the mark it is hilarious. He is no worried about parking spaces. His security detail did not disappear and leave him on his own when he mounted his bicycle.
Yes, if that was what he’s doing it would be commendable, but it isn’t. He’s virtue signalling.
A classic hypocrite.
Pretending to be something he’s not.
What is a Buttigieg?
An American virus!
You don’t want to know. :-}
The name of NASA’s next probe to Uranus.
A Booty Judge
“What is a Buttigieg?”
This particular Buttigieg is a clueless, Democrat demagogue.
It’s Maltese, and translates to something like “chicken glove”.
About $150 for an hour.
I’m not exactly sure … but I believe vegetable oil and large candles are involved.
when I was a kid we would make our own, and gig for frogs (fresh frog legs are pretty good).
It is O.K. to gig for some things (flounder, etc), but is completely illegal to go after salmon with a gig.
Some gigging is simply frowned upon, some is illegal; rules have varied from State to State last the 50 years.
What should we expect from a person selected to appease certain segments of society instead of selecting someone with actual qualifications? That’s Buttigieg’s husband that dropped him off to ride his bicycle into camera view.
How can you say that, Ron? He’s eminently qualified! He’s been the failed mayor of that great metropolis of Get Bent, Indiana, pop. 102k. I understand that they have several traffic lights. Totally qualified to be President but goes without saying that he brings several minutes (maybe even hours) of experience with transportation infrastructure. Obviously that is the only factor that plays any role in Democrats choosing him for any position. What are you implying?
“Cancel Ron. Cancel Ron. Cancel Ron. Cancel Ron.”
(Sorry Ron. I’m just preparing for a “diversity & inclusion” presentation from our local high school ‘leaders’)
The SS transport vehicle may not have been electric but the SS full-fat tired ‘bike’ was. I do not see what the attraction of such inefficient ‘bikes’ is, beyond their resemblance to an Hardly Davidson HOG. Next they’ll have electronic cards-in-spokes.
I’m doing about 25 miles per day vacation here on the Withlacoochee SP bike trail (Rails to Trails) and half of the vehicles on the trail are electric powered with many full-fat things. Oh, and lighted just like an automobile with blinding Daylight Running Lights.
It is a good time to be old. Soon it will be a good day to die.
Do they allow motorized vehicles on the trail? We had some people riding fat tire electrics very quickly on a bike trail by me (clearly marked that motorized vehicles were forbidden). I noticed a policeman on the trail a couple times and have not seen the electric bikes since.
Yes TTPN, electric bikes are generally allowed on trails. Depends on the local rules but there are 3 classes of electric bikes I, II and III. Classes I and II are allowed on trails in many places while class III electric bikes are usually not. Check your local rules, your mileage may vary.
Most of the people riding these electrics are clueless about riding with other people on narrow paths.
Then there are the electric skateboards with the single fat wheel, highly dangerous and operated by insane people. I once had one of these clowns pass me on a 5-6% climb at ~25 mph with no warning at all.
I don’t know what the purpose of the fat-tire bikes is either. The only thing that makes any sense is that they’re less prone to getting stuck in the tracks for streetcars.
On dirt trails, with mud, rocks, roots etc., the fat tires are the only way to go. On streets and other pavement, they don’t make much sense, IMO.
I’m not talking about mountain bike tires.
Yeah, I saw a guy on a bike plant his front wheel in a drainage system grille, once. The wheel didn’t move an inch from that point, but he and his bike kept going, up and over, dumping him relentlessly in front of the wheel. Ouch.
That was a Bike UN-friendly City. The proper grates slots are perpendicular to travel.
geeze, what uncaring neanderthal city are u from.
The Proper intakes (curb inlets) have no grates at all.
I’m shocked, shocked I tell you, that a politician is shown to be a lying, virtue-signalling POS.
Probably for the best, too many people would be tempted to run him off the road if he actually rode the whole way.
Butt whatever his name is should have learned from the example of Green David Cameron
DAVID Cameron flaunts his green credentials by cycling to work – but there’s a flunky following behind in a gas-guzzling motor carrying his shoes and briefcase.
The Tory leader, desperate to hijack the green vote at next Thursday’s local elections, has spent weeks trumpeting the fact that he pedals the five traffic-clogged miles from his home to Westminster.
They are incapable of being honest. It’s a requirement for the job.
And his entourage still follow him in their evil mode of transport
Hate to have to tell all y’all, Little Petey Buttiplug is using at least 3 USG paid for Suburbans to play this little bit of jiggery pokery for the cameras. The question is just what makes him so important he rates an eight man Secret Service Detail and all these vehicles? Wouldn’t all those personnel and resources be better spent on the southern border caring for Faux Joe Xiden’s foster kids?
In case someone steals his bike?
That is the only justification I can see, guess it stands since white people are being randomly attacked on the streets of DC.
Just can’t resist taking shots at his sexuality, can you.
He should keep it to himself. Once you throw it out in public to justify your leftist stupidity you are fair game.
Fair game for 4th graders, apparently. Nowhere in this article is it mentioned, BTW. You’re just a homophobe. It’s ok, you can admit it.
There is those hurt feelings again. Funniest part? Several friends of mine who happen to be gay have the exact same opinion of Little Petey Buttiplug and think the name is hilarious, they use it, too.
seems mr B is also wanting roads destroyed for being”rayciss”
The link seems to be saying something the original document doesn’t.
The original document states the money is to reconnect neighbourhoods that have been disconnected by bridges, roads etc.
I don’t see why that’s a problem
I don’t know about the link, the issue is turning streets/roadways into bike only lanes. This causes multiple problems. Just look to Pittsburgh and Biklane Joe Peduta and the mess he has created.
I’d agree that’s a legit concern, but I don’t see how reconnecting neighbourhoods destroys highways
Their stated intention is to restrict motor vehicle use. All while they are chauffeured in huge SUVs with armed guards. And you don’t have a problem with all that. Okaly Dokaly.
I’ve already said that is a legit concern.
The original document doesn’t mention restricting vehicle use, it talks about reconnecting neighbourhoods that have been parted by poor highways planning.
Do you think this means something else?
You can dance around this all you want, their intention is to restrict motor vehicle use. Period. Full stop. They are not going to “reconnect” anyone to anything, they are the ones using racism to divide American citizens from each other, nothing they “say” changes that. And the vast majority of the money they are attempting to steal WILL NOT go to building any type of infrastructure, just as it did not during the Obama Admin. Stop defending them.
Read up on the ‘Low Traffic Neighbourhoods’ in the UK.
During the first lockdown councils installed these in an undeclared war on the car. They have nothing to do with a viral pandemic.
…the double-laned cycle path stood empty with only one or two cyclists trickling past in each of the three clips.
The first clip, dated March 25 and timestamped at 2.48pm, showed a fire engine attempting to rush through traffic.
It was halted when drivers couldn’t move their cars out of its way because of black and white bollards marking out the cycleway.
In the second clip, filmed yesterday at 4.38pm, a police officer was forced to make the decision to turn around after their car became wedged between two red buses.
And today at 3.09pm an ambulance was filmed weaving across both sides of the road in a desperate bid to make it through traffic.
It comes months after footage emerged of a fire engine becoming stuck in a road block, put in place to create a ‘Covid friendly’ cycle lanes.
The video showed the blue-lit emergency vehicle wedged between a wooden planter and a parked white car in Ferndale, south London.
Nobody but Sadiq Khan and green loons want them.
Now that is pure stupidity.
They’ve taken a bus lane that the emergency services could have used and turned it into a cycle route.
The pavements are 3m wide – use that for bikes you blithering fools
It’s calculated. But one council did what its voters wanted…
Sadiq Khan has today risked the ire of London’s motorists by urging council chiefs to reinstate the despised High Street Kensington cycle lane.
The Mayor of London is attempting to apply pressure on local authority bosses to reinstate the loathed project.
A council doing what people want? It can’t last.
They’ve had them in in Lancaster as well. Covid 19 cycle lanes they are called. Nuts.
That should read Covid 1984
Bridges are disconnecting what?
Did you see a vote taken by the cities where this insanity will be done?
Do you really think racists built the highways?
Do you really think they are racist?
“Only the government can create a sand shortage in a desert”
This will not only be a monumental waste of money, it will likely further impoverish cities, harm businesses, and make life miserable.
Instead of repairing existing infrastructure, and building things like water security, they waste billions and harm lives, while dividing people.
California has wasted billions on a high speed rail that will lose money for pertuity, and be seldom used, while ignoring for decades water infrastructure needs, spending billions paying homeowners to remove lawns, and setting up a real crisis when the next major drought invariably happens.
For all the money wasted on the high speed rail to nowhere and removing lawns, which increases UHI, California could have solved their water crisis, and had abundant water from the water planet we live on.
Instead of commonsense improve the quality of life projects, these overpaid harmful parasitic yahoo’s make water scarce, and very expensive, make all energy scarce, and very expensive, and environmentally harmful, while creating animosity and division.
These people are mentally deficient, morally bankrupt, and irrationally hateful.
Do you really think racists built the highways?Do you really think they are racist?
Do you really think racists built the highways?
Do you really think they are racist?
Where did I say I thought they were racist?
For the record – no, to both questions.
Redge, an apology to you, yet I have lost patience for the woke culture. “The administration pointed to the Claiborne Expressway in New Orleans and Interstate 81 in Syracuse, New York as two examples of “long-standing and persistent racial injustice,” in infrastructure.”
The administer promoted this as fixing racism. When you simi defended it, I included that as defending their justification.
Truly this will not achieve anything positive for citizens.
Trust me I understand your frustration.
The whole idea of a road being racist is just woke bullshit.
Much of the infrastructure was built decades ago for what was then the “way to the future”. Mistakes were made, are still being made, but the designs were honestly thought to be the right thing.
Ok, I’ll bite, how are highways racist?
Built on the cheapest land.
Oh yes they are!!
In Las Vegas, when they widened the I 15 through downtown, they did not put an overpass on F Street, one of several roads that lead to “The Historical West Side”. As in the west side of the RR tracks, where the black community was. When Democrats took the state legislature some years back they funded the construction of an overpass there, built under the existing highway because it was racist block that road.
What is the result? 13.6 million $ for couple of hundred cars a day and a nice place for homeless to live on the sidewalks. It does help those walking from one side of the highway to the other but a pedestrian tunnel would have done the same for much less.
Years before when the same area was being rebuilt they added a flyover off ramp for MLK Blvd. A many many million dollar exit ramp for virtue signaling, almost no use, and other access within 1/2 mile.
the construction of an overpass there, built under the existing highway
Perhaps because we Aussies are upside down to the US, we would call the new road an underpass 🙂
That blinking red light on his bike tells you his virtue signal is working.
All Greenies are, to some extent, fakes, phonies, and frauds. Deep down, they know it, but they are trapped in an ideology based on lies and a fundamental dishonesty. So, they recycle that paper cup, hoping that it makes up for their humongous “carbon footprint” lifestyle.
Goes with the territory.
Who is Butegg?
You misspelled Buttiegag.
No surprise. They’re all totally self serving liars and deceivers. It’s what they do. It is how they got to where they are. It is WHO and WHAT they are!
And it is highly lucritive. Pelosi and Biden didn’t become mutimillionaires merely on their government salary, you know.
Sorry, off topic- but I just found this week old item in the NYT.
“A Biden Administration Strategy: Send In the Scientists – Gavin Schmidt, a leading climate scientist, will fill a newly created job of climate adviser to NASA, in a prominent example of Biden’s pledge to focus on climate policy.”
“He would go on to lead development of Goddard Institute Earth System Model, an enormous computer program that can simulate the planet’s climate system and can show how phenomena like rising carbon dioxide levels cause warming.”
Wow, his program can do all that. I didn’t know that any software could prove anything. He must be the greatest genius of all time.
also, watch Tony Heller’s latest slam dunk against the climate change idiots
You mean two suvs and many handlers.
What a con job.
The two large SUVs accompanied him on his brief cycle ride – guess what fuel they were using? Pure virtue signalling!!
Wow, this is delicious. Has he responded yet?
I suppose it’s possible this was an end of the day trip after an engagement, where his handlers drive him to a safer location to start his commute home? Trying to be generous here, but it sure doesn’t look good.
If you believe that, then COVID19 came to China on imported frozen seafood like the CCP is saying and telling everyone.
So I’m assuming that this umteen-trillion-dollar infrastructure bill is going to include billions for bike racks and additional parking so that virtue signaling executives will be able to bike the last quarter mile to work.
Not necessarly fake. I often do the same for the exercise. I have 30 km to commute, that is a bit to far to bike. I put the bike in the trunk and drive about halfway, then bike the rest.
I’ll recommend it. Perhaps Pete also do this.
Good point, it would be good if he or someone in his circle responded.
Do you have another driver in your car that follows you the rest of the way? This hypocrite does. He doesn’t claim it is for “exercise” either – he lies, claiming it is to reduce his “carbon footprint.”
But good for you, making that choice to improve your health. But it is a CHOICE that YOU have, which the majority of people DO NOT.
He rode three blocks. It wasn’t a parking lot where he left his vehicle. So no, it was nothing like what you did.
Do you do it in a suit with lots of handlers and multiple SUVs?
The very first time I saw Buttigieg I realized he was a total fraud. It was obvious just watching him speak.
He was a Rhodes scholar, the training ground for communist American politicians.
I thought roads were racist?
The guy holding the camera has clear sight-lines to the elected official the secret service is tasked to protect. Great job, guys.
It wouldn’t be possible to prevent.
They were tasked with getting him into easy bike peddling range of where he was going. Protecting him is secondary.
The “staff” in the suit on the left bends over showing two “devices” on his belt at his left hip. Neither appear to be firearms. But since most people are right handed it would interesting to know if his “staff” that escort him to the “bike implementation point” are armed for his sole protection. He sure doesn’t want granma Jane who live alone to have one. The late Teddy Kennedy’s bodyguards carried Uzi’s and he was a staunch opponent of ordinary people having arms.
One piece looks like a radio, the other looks like a double mag carrier. Would be around 30 rounds of 9mm or.40 for a glock or sig sauer. Does the SecofTrans really rate this kind of protection? I mean he has nothing to fear from pantyfa and is a big supporter of Black Lies Matter, so what is he being protected from? Muggers?
Too bad it didn’t rain.
Pete is the prototype of everything fake. Even his departure from the race was constructed by being offered a job he is unqualified for. When will Democrats wake-up and realize their political party is utter fake — from being run by billionaire oligarchs to being staffed by incompetent poseurs?
“Butt Edge Edge” definitely validated Tucker Carlson portrayal: he is an even shallower “Beto” O’Rourke.
That’s Robert Francis O’Rourke to you.
Just pathetic, but what else do you expect from the left? Lies and fraud are its staple.
Plenty of Republicans that claim to be on “the right” and conservatives are just as bad. Time to realize that this is the people against the DC elite uniparty. Until that fact is recognized by many more people they will continue to divide us with partisanship.
Deflecting doesn’t help any.
The Left can only be sustained by lies. The truth of its history cannot be accommodated by anyone but a sociopath.
This needs continuous coverage—not cover up.
And here I am. Fooled into thinking I was reading The Babylon Bee or the Onion again!
As a principle, a Cabinet level executive, he gets at least a three car security escort. I suspect they aren’t amused by this theater making their job harder. I bet the lead car and the two full sized, up armored suburbans (a giant SUV for the brits) follow him all the way. If those suburbans get 10mpg I’d be surprised.
They used to call those armored Suburbans “Armadillos”. Saw quite a few back in my days in SF. It’s not just cabinet members that get them. In foreign lands where there is potential for ambush, diplomats and flag officers get hauled around in them also though they were not necessarily black.
The drivers of those things go to a school out at Cherry Point run by Langley where they are trained to recognize threats and to maneuver to avoid them or get out of bad situations. Or at least they used to.
Please please! Armadildos for The SECRETARY of Transportation.
More Potemkin Village life but this time it’s with bikes.
Likely not the only thing he fakes.