Mayor Pete was swatting at flies during the CNN debate last night.
He smashed one on his forehead.
Then the smushed bug was on his face for most of the debate.
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Buttigieg was appearing on CNN’s New Day Wednesday morning where Alisyn Camerota asked him about the smudge, which confounded viewers of the Tuesday night debate.
“I have a totally cosmetic story for you?” Camerota asked “Did you have a smudge on your forehead and what was that?”
“So our best guess is that — there were these little gnats around. Maybe I smushed one and it got on my forehead. I don’t know. That’s the thing about having something on your forehead. Hopefully it didn’t distract from the message,” Buttigieg said.