Leading up to the handshake gaffe, Elizabeth Warren made the claim Bernie Sanders told her early in the campaign that a woman could not win the 2020 election.
Sanders vehemently denies the allegation. Thus we have a Giant Credibility Gap.
As Current Affairs reports, Warren’s claim is highly dubious because:
- Bernie Sanders has a long history of saying the opposite of what Warren is accusing him of saying, and thinking a woman can’t win is incompatible with his political worldview.
- Elizabeth Warren has a long history of saying untrue and distorted things for politically opportunistic reasons.
Iowa Debate Fiasco
Things got to a head following the Iowa debate on January 14 when in a round of candidate handshakes, Elizabeth Warren refused to shake Bernie Sander's hand.
Warren absolutely embarrassed herself. This was worse than her ridiculous claim about being a Cherokee Indian/Native American.#NeverWarren— Aaron Layman (@dfwaaronlayman) January 16, 2020
Bernie Sanders is a misguided socialist (at a minimum, they all are), but at least he believes in what he says. He is also the genuine anti-war candidate, bar none.
Warren claims she is "capitalistic to my bones." She also claims to be a native American Indian when DNA tests prove otherwise.
Warren likely did herself in with that handshake stunt assuming her faltering campaign was not over already.
So, good riddance to a liar and a fraud.
Just after I finished writing the above, the audio from this event turned up.
Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bernie... pic.twitter.com/jUO0Togpk1— Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) January 16, 2020
Warren: "I think you called me a liar on National TV."
Sanders: "You called me a liar."