2020 Democratic hopeful Pete Buttigieg mocked President Trump Thursday using a Chinese proverb about walls in response to Trump making fun of him at a campaign rally the day before.

“I was thinking of a Chinese proverb that goes ‘When the wind changes, some people build walls, some people build windmills,’” Buttigieg said in response to Trump.

“You got to recognize we need something completely different than what we have in this White House.”

During his rally in Florida Wednesday, Trump called Buttigieg, “Boot-edge-edge” and mocked the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, by saying in a sarcastic tone that he would be “great” representing America against the Chinese in trade negotiations.

Do you think Pete Buttigieg would make a better president than Donald Trump?

“He’s got a great chance, doesn’t he? He’ll be great,” Trump said. “He’ll be great representing us against President Xi of China. That’ll be great. I want to be in that room, I wanna watch that one.”

Obviously running for the Democratic nomination means running against Trump, even in the primaries. On Saturday, Buttigieg, who is openly gay, said he would love to debate who has more traditonal values when it comes to marriage.

Buttigieg said on MSNBC (as reported by The Political Insider):

“My emotions about this president is not what’s going to matter most. I’m not interested in expressing my anger about him as much as I am in defeating and ending this presidency. If we want to have a debate or fight over any number of things from the difference between how I approach service and the way he did. The fact that I was packing my bags for Afghanistan, as he was working on the seventh season of Celebrity Apprentice. We could have that fight. Or if somebody who wants to raise the question of which one of us has the more traditional attitude on marriage we can have that fight.”

That would definitely be an interesting debate.

We’re still a long way from 2020, so expect many more insults and proverbs from these two.

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