Is America Ready for President Pete?

According to the polls, one of four candidates in the still-sprawling field of Democratic presidential contenders will be the party’s nominee. Three are senators and a former Vice President who everyone expected to make the final cut; the fourth is a thirty-something mayor with a funny name you never heard of until this year.

With less than three months to go until the first ballots are cast in Iowa and New Hampshire, Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana is upending the political establishment with a level of grassroots momentum that candidates with far more…