By Nikki Schwab, Senior U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com In Las Vegas, Nevada
Published: 04:49 GMT, 22 February 2020 | Updated: 05:00 GMT, 22 February 2020
Actor Michael J. Fox warmed up a crowd of Pete Buttigieg supporters at a middle school in Las Vegas Friday night, saying that when he met the 38-year-old gay war veteran he felt the same way he did when he met Barack Obama in 2006.
'Read my lips,' the 'Back to the Future' star said. 'This guy's going to be the next president of the United States.'
Fox described Buttigieg as 'magical,' contrasting his calm, thoughtful demeanor to that of Bernie Sanders, currently the Democrat to beat. 'Bernie why are you yelling at me?' Fox asked, earning laughs from the crowd.
Actor Michael J. Fox returned to the campaign trail Friday night to introduce Pete Buttigieg who he also had stumped for in New Hampshire
Michael J. Fox (right) played opener for Pete Buttigieg (left) on the eve of the Nevada caucuses, where the 38-year-old ex-mayor will be tested to see if he can win in a more diverse state after strong showings in Iowa and New Hampshire
The actor recalled being in Chicago for