Buttigieg, a political moderate, faces an older, establishment figure in Biden, just as Obama ran against Hillary Clinton in 2008. There is a parallelism in that Obama, the first African American major-party nominee, was certainly riskier than Clinton and lacked her years of experience. To her supporters, it at times must have been galling to see this confident young man take on a candidate as well qualified as Clinton. There’s a little bit of that “Who’s this kid?” resentment in this year’s race as well.
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