He made the joke on 'Jimmy Kimmy Live' while giving an opening monolgue to a mostly empty audience.
Also, according to him, he wasn't forced out of the race by the establishment.
“By every conventional wisdom and by every historical measure, we were never supposed to get anywhere at all,”
The news comes ahead of Super Tuesday.
Proposed legislation would make teaching topics related to sexuality and gender identity complicated and essentially de-gay figures like Pete Buttigieg.
The margin may be extra slim, but the former mayor still won.
“It validates a kid somewhere in a community wondering if he belongs, or she belongs, or they belong in their own family.”