/Michael J. Fox on Buttigieg endorsement: We’ve got a really secure Rhodes scholar | TheHill – The Hill

Michael J. Fox on Buttigieg endorsement: We’ve got a really secure Rhodes scholar | TheHill – The Hill

KEENE, N.H. — Actor Michael J. Fox referred to Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul Buttigieg Biden says Buttigieg is ‘not a Barack Obama’ on NH campaign trail Iowa Democratic Party reviewing results from 95 precincts following caucuses Bloomberg meets with Democratic governors MORE on Saturday as a “very secure Rhodes scholar,” poking enjoyable at President TrumpDonald John Trump Biden says Buttigieg is ‘not a Barack Obama’ on NH campaign trail Democrats make final pitch at rowdy NH political spectacle Pelosi: Vindman ouster is ‘shameful’ MORE‘s self-description as a “very secure genius.”

“We’ve got a really secure Rhodes scholar,” Fox, who’s backing Buttigieg, instructed a big crowd rallying for the Democratic presidential hopeful at Keene State Faculty in New Hampshire. “That is higher than a really secure genius.”

“That is what the J stands for,” he added to laughter, joking that the “J” in Donald J. Trump stood for “genius.”

Fox instructed the gang that he was reminded of former President Obama when he first met Buttigieg, who served because the mayor of South Bend, Ind. 

“I simply met the subsequent president of the USA, and I felt the identical means after I noticed Pete,” Fox mentioned.

The rally drew upward of 1,000 folks, Buttigieg’s marketing campaign mentioned, citing the native hearth division, and comes days earlier than candidates compete within the New Hampshire main.

Buttigieg attended a fundraiser with Fox final week in New York Metropolis, with tickets ranging from “supporter” stage at $500 to “champion” stage at $2,800.

A variety of different celebrities have endorsed Buttigieg, together with actress Gwyneth Paltrow and actor Bradley Whitford, who fundraised for Buttigieg in April.