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Elizabeth Warren's candidacy failed
because voters saw through her

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Posted By: Pluperfect, 3/7/2020 4:17:08 AM

Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential candidacy ultimately failed because voters saw right through her. Warren’s career, as I have detailed, has been built on a series of cons dating back to her time as an academic peddling dubious medical bankruptcy research. In the run-up to her 2020 campaign, she attempted to lean into her false claim of Native American heritage. On the campaign trail, she told whoppers about having been pushed out of a teaching job for being visibly pregnant and told charter school advocates her kids went to public school (while hiding that she sent one of her children to private school). She was an unconvincing panderer, actually generating phrases

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Reply 1 - Posted by: chumley 3/7/2020 5:19:27 AM (No. 339142)
I wouldn't have voted for her anyway, but that whiny voice was a serious turn off.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DCGIRL 3/7/2020 6:41:54 AM (No. 339166)
She is a compulsive liar. Even her own state does not buy her crap.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 3/7/2020 6:55:02 AM (No. 339174)
Just a Hillary! mini-me.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: LadyVet 3/7/2020 7:10:15 AM (No. 339189)
She is just an unpleasant being. Then you get to the bad policies.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: F15 Gork 3/7/2020 7:12:04 AM (No. 339191)
If this lying screech owl has a husband, I feel sorry for him.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Daisymay 3/7/2020 7:14:44 AM (No. 339195)
She reminds everyone of their least favorite Teacher. Preaching and waving her arms while calling out the student who dare whisper while she's talking.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: lakerman1 3/7/2020 7:32:17 AM (No. 339219)
she was a product of the media's 'favorite candidate of the month.' Who else earned that label? Robert O'Rourke, because he skateboarded into campaign events. lumpjaw Amy, the Minnesota t. rex., because she was mean to someone. Castro, because, I guess, he was mexican american or something. Kamala Sutra because she was nasty to Old Jo Biden. Kirsten Gillibrand, for unknown reasons. Corey Booker, the NJ black with a 'boo' as a beard. His beard admitted this past week that she is a lesbian. tom Steyer, the nitwit billionaire, because he tried to be cool. old Jo Biden, because he didn't unzip and pee in a potted plant. Crazy Bernie, because he had that loud, communist voice. Yang, but I don't know why. Tulsi Gabbard, everyone's prom date. And Marianne the mystic moonbeam from california.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Strike3 3/7/2020 7:59:41 AM (No. 339242)
There you have it, Lizzy is the Edsel of the democrat campaign. (You must be a few years over thirty to understand that one)
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Planononna 3/7/2020 8:23:10 AM (No. 339270)
And she can't dance.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Laotzu 3/7/2020 8:34:19 AM (No. 339281)
Her voice was like nails on a blackboard when she went into breathless emoter role. In the same vein as Kavanaugh's accuser.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: planetgeo 3/7/2020 8:36:04 AM (No. 339284)
It's because of squaws like Fauxcahontas that there is a saying in her tribe that goes: "White man come...kill our women...rape our buffalo" (instead of the other way around).
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Reply 12 - Posted by: chance_232 3/7/2020 8:58:24 AM (No. 339317)!!!! She lost because of white sexist racist men. They voted for the grumpy old white guys./S/ Come on folks.... If the democrats ever figure out exactly why their candidates lose, we are all screwd. So let them wallow in their delusions.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: droopydog 3/7/2020 9:30:29 AM (No. 339335)
Harvard law professor no understand pale face political system.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Cousair 3/7/2020 9:31:15 AM (No. 339337)
I fail to see any difference in the wad of Democratic candidates going after the worlds greatest leadership job. Every, race, creed, color or ethnic group screaming it’s their time to be president of the United States. The founding father’s wisely did not make this a requirement for the office but did make age a factor. This makes the positioned earned and not appointed. The “electroral college is the best filter we have until a better system is found. A start would be to have elections use Zulu time, a 24 hour period where we all start and stop at the same. All counting and reporting within 24 hours after polls are closed. The people elect and not an appointed federal judge.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: bpl40 3/7/2020 9:33:38 AM (No. 339338)
Just substitute any Lib politician instead of Warren and you will have the same result. Rush Limbaugh's old adage. How do you know when a liberal is lying? When he wins an election.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: kono 3/7/2020 10:17:44 AM (No. 339384)
Lizzie was the Greta candidate - a walking tantrum with no substance.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Chuzzles 3/7/2020 10:23:13 AM (No. 339392)
When all you offer is harsh lecturing, and pessimism to the voters, that is what they/we do not like. It wasn't just her policies we didn't like, it was the resemblance to every loathed ex family member that millions of us have. It was like watching Bernie in Drag too. They both tried to outdo each other with all the bogus promises they would have no way of keeping. Now contrast the democrat platform of anti God, anti Christian, anti everything that is productive in this country to the hope, great economy and America First policies of Trump and there is no contest. People are going to go for success and money in their pockets over the cod liver oil equivalent of the democrats. Being pro death and destruction is not working out for them this year.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: JrSample 3/7/2020 10:44:41 AM (No. 339415)
When she was still claiming to be a cherokee maiden she was telling the tall tale about how her parents were discriminated in Oklahoma for being a mixed-race couple and had to secretly elope because of the disapproval of family and neighbors. Turned out that her Mother and Father were both caucasion, and her entire fake story was a slander against the people of Oklahoma.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: DVC 3/7/2020 11:45:53 AM (No. 339486)
Who wouldn't want a screechy back seat driving MIL running the country? Almost everyone.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 3/7/2020 12:34:16 PM (No. 339560)
"still came up $14 trillion short " Multiply the cost of her program by 5 because dems ALWAYS vastly underestimate costs and the costs are now $170 trillion. Drop the $20 trillion she says she can raise, which is probably wildly optimistic, and the shortfall is $150 trillion. Plus you can almost guarantee the benefits will fall far short of promises (Keep your existing health plan? Premium saving of $2500 a family?). Warren's claim to fame is turning babble into a "plan" that sounds well thought out but collapses into absurdities when examined. Her plans are "unrealistic and dishonest". Bernie at least admits he will take all your money to dribble out government gruel. One thing that we should be asking all these Socialists, even if we believed their plans, WHY do we need to do this? They are skipping quickly past the justification just condemning Capitalism in broad terms but shy away from specific issues to be addressed. For example, most people QUALIFIED to go to college can find a way to pay for it. Their terrible choices to go to premium schools and rack up horrendous debt for a degree in butterfly studies makes you question their fitness for higher education. The government encouraging such spendthrifts is insanity. That is what government has been doing, CREATING the problem, and now they want to confiscate your money to "fix" the problem they created. This is a common vicious circle with dems, always leading to more control for them and loss of more of your money. There is NO justification for such programs as the Socialists propose. On top of that, Warren is just obnoxious.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Annie Xango 3/7/2020 1:20:06 PM (No. 339600)
other than the fact, she has the un likeable gene..just as PIAPS and Kamala have.. but watching those Orangutan arms waving away for 4 years and seeing the same dress code would be enough to drive us over the edge...( I suppose they would make her change up the dress code, tho)
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Muguy 3/7/2020 4:44:25 PM (No. 339760)
Like Hitlery, she just couldn't get past the fact that PEOPLE JUST DIDN'T LIKE HER. Phony. Holier-than-thou. You didn't build that. Somehow thought people just couldn't wait to grovel at her feet--
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