If he wins in 2020, Pete Buttigieg is almost certain that he will not be the first gay president. Speaking to Axios about his HBO program, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, was asked about how he would react to people who attack him during his campaign to be too young, too liberal or too gay to be American president. "We had some excellent presidents who were young," he said. "We had some excellent presidents who were liberals. I imagine that we probably had excellent homosexual presidents – we did not know which ones. He went on to say that it was statistically "almost certain" that there had been homosexual presidents, but he could not name. names. "My gaydar does not even work very well in the present, let alone retroactively," he lamented.