Turns out playing “war hero” doesn’t resonate with… well, actual war heroes.
The Navy SEAL who killed Bin Laden had some choice words for Pete Buttigieg, who often references his five months of service in Afghanistan.
According to The Federalist:
The former Navy SEAL responsible for killing al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden offered some harsh advice for Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, who often touts his five months in Afghanistan on the presidential campaign trail.
“My advice for Pete Buttigieg… Stop playing war hero. You’re gonna get called out,” wrote Robert O’Neill on Twitter.
Former South Bend, Indiana mayor Buttigieg, coming off two strong performances in the Iowa and New Hampshire primaries, often references serving as a naval intelligence officer as a primary qualification for his fitness to serve in the Oval Office.
“When I was deployed, I felt it. I felt that the flag on my shoulder was keeping me safe because it stood