A caucus precinct captain for Democratic presidential candidate remained calm and astute after being confronted with a disgruntled Iowan voter who learned she’d just supported an openly gay man.
Video footage showing the tense exchange was posted to Twitter early Tuesday, where it had been viewed more than a million times by afternoon. In it, an unidentified woman demands a signed ballot back from captain Nikki van den Heever after she learns that Buttigieg is in .
“Are you saying that he has the same-sex partner? Are you kidding?” the voter asks, before adding, “I don’t want anybody like that in the White House.”
precinct captain in rural Iowa responds to a caucus-goer flipping out upon learning that