Editorial: Buttigieg Has the Best Plan for the Rural Economy So Far


Make no mistake; he calls for lots of federal spending, too. But unlike Biden, Warren and Sanders, he’s much more focused on trying to grow the private sector. This is one of the upsides of having a small-city mayor run for president: He’s much closer to how economic development works than other candidates are. Buttigieg’s plan runs for 14 pages with 39 different bullet points. Quantity is not the same as quality, of course, but it’s telling what his first point is. It’s about building “regional economic clusters.” Read more.