Pete Buttigieg Pounced on Joe Biden's Debate Gaffe, Snatching Up Joe3030 Domain

Sometimes you just have to make a shady purchase.

Former Vice President Joe Biden made another in a long line of gaffes during last night's Democratic primary debate, instructing his supporters to "go to Joe 3-0-3-3-0 and help me in this fight."

What he meant to say was to text "Joe" to that number, but his misstatement led people to believe he was referencing a website. Many were quick to joke that he was perhaps hinting at a run for office in 3030.

While everyone was busy making jokes, Mayor Pete Buttigieg's team got busy making a purchase: snatching up and redirecting it to his own campaign website.

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Democratic presidential hopefuls Mayor of South Bend, Indiana Pete Buttigieg (L) and Former US Vice President Joseph R. Biden (R) shake hands after the second Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida, June 27, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, a college student named Joshua Fayer also saw an opportunity in Biden's flub, buying up for a fake presidential campaign site of his own.

Under the "donate" tab, visitors are encouraged to give their money to Buttigieg.

"Pete's really a guy who knows how to stand up for American values, and, were I not running myself, I'd for sure be voting for him," the site declares.

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