Video: The left’s got a fee-vah and the only prescription is more Elizabeth Warren

posted at 9:21 pm on June 11, 2012 by Allahpundit

Via Legal Insurrection, which headlines this aptly as “Warren vs. Brown is the new Wisconsin recall.” Remember that widely-linked NYT piece back in November about the left transferring their utopian expectations of Obama to Warren? Here’s the perfect belated video accompaniment, replete with a grinning Van Jones floating the idea of a President Fauxcahontas a few minutes in. From the Times piece:

Even though she’s running for the Senate and not for the presidency, the early devotion to Warren recalls the ardor once felt by many for Obama. On its face, this is odd: Warren is not a world-class orator, she is not young or shiny or new, she doesn’t fizz with the promise of American possibility that made the Obama campaign pop. Instead, she’s a mild-mannered Harvard bankruptcy-law professor and a grandmother of three, a member of the older-white-lady demographic (she’s 62) that was written off in 2008 as being the antimatter of hope and change.

And yet, on a deeper level, her popularity makes perfect sense. Embracing Warren as the next “one” is, in part, a way of getting over Obama; she provides an optimistic distraction from the fact that under our current president, too little has changed, for reasons having to do both with the limitations of the political system and the limitations of the man. She makes people forget that estimations of him were too overheated, trust in his powers too fervid. As the feminist philanthropist Barbara Lee told me of Warren, “This moment of disillusion is why people find her so compelling, because she brings forth the best in people and she brings back that excitement.”…

It also helps that Warren has never run for office before. Like Obama in ’08, she’s a blank screen onto which admirers can project whatever they most want to see. Over the course of her career, Warren has been able to advocate for struggling people without actually having to work for­ — and thus inevitably disappoint — them. What her admirers on the left see is a woman who rises above everything wormy in Washington, including indiscriminate partisan loyalty.

It’s take two on progressive utopia, this time with a totally revamped messenger. Instead of banking on a young guy with a thin resume but loads of charisma and rhetorical talent to convince America to embrace Great Society II, they’re banking on an older woman with little charisma or oratorical power but a long CV and an even deeper commitment than O to “economic justice.” (One point in common between them: They’re both into invented identity.) I think LI is right that her race against Brown, more than any other, will be used by the left as a hedge against the presidential election. If they win both, they’ll be sky high; if Romney wins but Warren pulls it out in Massachusetts, they’ll be bummed but excited to have her as the new de facto leader of the opposition in the Senate. And if both lose, that’ll be total Waterloo. I can’t imagine to whom they’d turn after that. Hillary in desperation? She’ll probably lie low for a year or two after the election and, with no official soapbox and no looming presidential race, won’t be well positioned to attack Romney. Progressives aren’t big fans of hers anyway. Andrew Cuomo? He’s a top prospect but it’d be hard for him to lead the charge in D.C. from Albany. Pelosi? She’ll be yesterday’s news if the GOP holds the House. Sherrod Brown? Sherrod who?

It’s really Warren or nothing for the left if Obama crumbles. On that note, go read Michael Patrick Leahy’s newest piece at Breitbart.com about her academic record. The story’s moving on from questions about her ancestry but there are questions of other sorts popping up.


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Elizabeth Warren is a human right? Hmmm….the more you know.

drewwerd on June 11, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Notice a lot of Van Jones recently? Is that now the spokesman, the face of Obama’s reelection campaign?

Paul-Cincy on June 11, 2012 at 9:26 PM

ROFLMAO.

If Keith Ellison and Van are onboard then I’m all in for that squaw.

And that guy from the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence?

Oh yeah, I’m getting DooDad Pro’s credit card out immediately.

For the Motherland, Comrades.

CorporatePiggy on June 11, 2012 at 9:26 PM

I’ll say it from now until November…

After Obama, her defeat would be the most enjoyable — especially for the nutroots’ reaction.

aunursa on June 11, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Van Jones hasn’t recovered from the Ann Coulter beat down I see, he’s still seeing stars 24 hours later.

2Tru2Tru on June 11, 2012 at 9:30 PM

Good to see a woman of color being extolled by a major political party.

Valiant on June 11, 2012 at 9:30 PM

I can’t believe any male who has a family and gets up in the morning and puts on a suit and drives to work at a bank, accounting office, or any place of business is actually going to vote for her, I don’t care if it is Massachusetts. She’s channeled loud and clear she’s after your paycheck to divide it evenly amount those who are still in bed and won’t be awake until this afternoon, maybe. And they aren’t going to work anywhere.

Marcus on June 11, 2012 at 9:31 PM

What a parade of socialist coming out of that clown car. It’s like listening to someone tell you that an STD isn’t all that bad and you can learn to live with it.

Kini on June 11, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Dayum! If Elizabeth Warren is really popular among liberals, then they’re even stranger than I thought. Bring’er on, Van. You can fling me in that briar patch any day. Just don’t bring no Mark Warner. That guy has could beat some Republicans, with his resume. Fortunately, the left would hate him for that very reason. Self-immolating ijits that they are.

smellthecoffee on June 11, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Lord Jesus, may Scott Brown destroy her. Amen.

hillsoftx on June 11, 2012 at 9:31 PM

a member of the older-white-lady demographic

What?! She’s a proud woman of color!

the_nile on June 11, 2012 at 9:32 PM

road trip to massachusetts for dear leader?

maybe another fundraiser instead

cmsinaz on June 11, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Lord Jesus, may Scott Brown destroy her. Amen.

hillsoftx on June 11, 2012 at 9:31 PM

amen

cmsinaz on June 11, 2012 at 9:33 PM

“Elizabeth Warren is everybody’s favorite human right now.”

Elizabeth Warren is everybody’s favorite fake indian breast feeding socialist OWS inspiring nutball right now.

cozmo on June 11, 2012 at 9:33 PM

let’s all rally around Brown…squish? yeah…but light years better than Warren. It would definitely help cut off the left’s enthusiasm if she couldn’t even take back Teddy’s Seat

r keller on June 11, 2012 at 9:33 PM

From “Man-Crushed” To “Just Crushed”

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2012/06/man-crushed-to-just-crushed.html

M2RB: Dave Matthews Band live

Resist We Much on June 11, 2012 at 9:38 PM

I liked him better in “Men on Film.”

arnold ziffel on June 11, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Van Jones?

Out in support of Fauxcahantas Warren???

With friends like Van Jones, who needs enemas?

[BTW, wanna bet that Obama guy who was way way tooo busy to get out to Wisconsin will be all over Massachusetts, from now until the election?]

Gotta garner those academia pro-injun votes, ya know.

coldwarrior on June 11, 2012 at 9:38 PM

And why not? She was under sniper fire – not in Bosnia – but at Little Bighorn!!

TarheelBen on June 11, 2012 at 9:39 PM

LOL, they really want to lose big this year, don’t they? They could not pick a worse candidate to be the focus of their efforts. She is going to be annihilated at the polls.

ray on June 11, 2012 at 9:40 PM

I dig his plan. He believes that in MA, Dems can come up with enough fraudulent votes to carry Fauxahontas to the finish line regardless of polls, and thus pushes us to donate to Scott Walker to drain the conservative money out that would do more good elsewhere.

Archivarix on June 11, 2012 at 9:40 PM

LMFAO!!

More Please!

Tim_CA on June 11, 2012 at 9:40 PM

From “Man-Crushed” To “Just Crushed”

http://predicthistunpredictpast.blogspot.com/2012/06/man-crushed-to-just-crushed.html

M2RB: Dave Matthews Band live

Resist We Much on June 11, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Whole lotsa testerone in those two knotheads.

arnold ziffel on June 11, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Fakes love fakes. Go figure.

GarandFan on June 11, 2012 at 9:41 PM

the only prescription is more Elizabeth Warren

Ummm…… no.

“Elizabeth Warren is everybody’s favorite human right now.”

Be f*ckin’ serious. I mean even for a gigantic leftist doucherocket, that is simply breathtaking.

98ZJUSMC on June 11, 2012 at 9:41 PM

[I]f Romney wins but Warren pulls it out in Massachusetts, they’ll be bummed but excited to have her as the new de facto leader of the opposition in the Senate. And if both lose, that’ll be total Waterloo. I can’t imagine to whom they’d turn after that. Hillary in desperation? She’ll probably lie low for a year or two after the election and, with no official soapbox and no looming presidential race, won’t be well positioned to attack Romney. Progressives aren’t big fans of hers anyway. Andrew Cuomo? He’s a top prospect but it’d be hard for him to lead the charge in D.C. from Albany. Pelosi? She’ll be yesterday’s news if the GOP holds the House. Sherrod Brown? Sherrod who?

When Barackabama loses, I doubt he’ll go away quietly. I suspect he’ll be around in 2016.

SouthernGent on June 11, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Cher O’Kee is going to need all the help she can get.

Flange on June 11, 2012 at 9:43 PM

In Taxachusetts lefty land, we can do far worse than Scott Brown, peeps.

Corporal Tunnel on June 11, 2012 at 9:43 PM

but at Little Bighorn!!

TarheelBen on June 11, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Was actually the cause of Little Big Horn…the Indians wanted to give her back. Custer said, “Over my dead body!”

coldwarrior on June 11, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Van Jones is a 9/11 troofer.

Who cares what that ex-con thinks.

tetriskid on June 11, 2012 at 9:44 PM

This all reminds me how the left all got behind Howard Dean back in 2004. We all know how that ended: YEARRRRRGHHHHH!

Corporal Tunnel on June 11, 2012 at 9:45 PM

And why not? She was under sniper fire – not in Bosnia – but at Little Bighorn!!

TarheelBen on June 11, 2012 at 9:39 PM

You don’t know how much PIP Hilldog ticked me off on that. Claims she dodged sniper fire and when called on it a spokesman said maybe she was confused—-as she travels a lot.

Anyone who has been under fire—-esp one who is not used to it, knows exactly when, where, and what happened.

The only sniper fire she ever dodged was when Bill tried to pull a trick on her.

arnold ziffel on June 11, 2012 at 9:45 PM

“a member of the older-31/32-white-lady demographic,” actually.

Wethal on June 11, 2012 at 9:45 PM

I dig his plan. He believes that in MA, Dems can come up with enough fraudulent votes to carry Fauxahontas to the finish line regardless of polls, and thus pushes us to donate to Scott Walker to drain the conservative money out that would do more good elsewhere.

Archivarix on June 11, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Yes , there are more important races than this , looks like part decoy part floundering lunacy from van jones.

the_nile on June 11, 2012 at 9:46 PM

This is what the national party is reduced to for a national standard bearer? Wow, with dozens of governors, 200 plus members of Congres and they are pinning their hopes on Lieawatha?

Classic. How come non one mentioned Dickface from Minnesota? He’d be a great symbol for this party as it currently stands.

Teacher in Tejas on June 11, 2012 at 9:46 PM

I don’t know about the rest of you…

… but I found it hard listening to the interviews with the throngs of people in that sea of humanity filling up every inch of that underground garage, or wherever they were.

Seven Percent Solution on June 11, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Van Jones is a 9/11 troofer.

Who cares what that ex-con thinks.

tetriskid on June 11, 2012 at 9:44 PM

He’s a link to moneybags like soros.

the_nile on June 11, 2012 at 9:47 PM

This is going to make a great video for clips (to use for all these endorsing politicians showing their inability to judge character) when Fauxahonas Warren gets on her pony and rides in the sunset leaving MA D s scrambling for a candidate.

KenInIL on June 11, 2012 at 9:51 PM

What is it with the left and latching on to politicians based off the color of their skin?

BadgerHawk on June 11, 2012 at 9:51 PM

… but I found it hard listening to the interviews with the throngs of people in that sea of humanity filling up every inch of that underground garage, or wherever they were.

Seven Percent Solution on June 11, 2012 at 9:46 PM

You mean this “sea of humanity”???…

If The Ferret Speaks To An Empty Room, Does He Make A Sound?

Resist We Much on June 11, 2012 at 9:52 PM

Elizabeth Warren: Hey how are ya. Hey how are ya. Hey how are ya.

the new aesthetic on June 11, 2012 at 9:53 PM

WHY is this “man” (Van Jones) even allowed on TV.

Seeing him talking about saving policemen’s jobs (This Week/with Ann Coulter) when he has been the biggest police hater in Oakland is a laugh!

Barred on June 11, 2012 at 9:53 PM

Whole lotsa testerone in those two knotheads.

arnold ziffel on June 11, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Janet Reno, Elena Kagan & Janet Napolitano are “more real” (Rich Man’s Snooki-speak*) men than Barry & Van.

* Rich Man’s Snooki = Meghan McCain

Resist We Much on June 11, 2012 at 9:56 PM

The Fauxchahonas tribe is trying to put on their “War Paint” ( No offense to our Native Americans, I served in the Corps wirh outstanding and in my view the finest of NA Marines).

Coming into the lazy summer days on the Cape, Fauxchahontas and her band of misfits are running mad trying to find another vote somewhere. The DNC is flooding her run like the WI recall, no more money…honey!

Sabercat2 on June 11, 2012 at 9:56 PM

I don’t know about the rest of you…

… but I found it hard listening to the interviews with the throngs of people in that sea of humanity filling up every inch of that underground garage, or wherever they were.

Seven Percent Solution on June 11, 2012 at 9:46 PM

The same crowd of five thousand people who were listening to Anthony der Weinerboy.

arnold ziffel on June 11, 2012 at 9:57 PM

Man, their well is really running dry.

BKeyser on June 11, 2012 at 9:57 PM

When she wins she is going to turn MA into a giant Casino and rename it Chocktaw-on-sea.

CorporatePiggy on June 11, 2012 at 9:57 PM

The left’s got a fee-vah and the only prescription is more Elizabeth Warren

Sorry…
I don’t speak Cherokee..

Translation please….

Electrongod on June 11, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Man, their well is really running dry.

BKeyser on June 11, 2012 at 9:57 PM

heh

cmsinaz on June 11, 2012 at 10:00 PM

You mean this “sea of humanity”???…

If The Ferret Speaks To An Empty Room, Does He Make A Sound?

Resist We Much on June 11, 2012 at 9:52 PM

Legion…

… aren’t they?

Seven Percent Solution on June 11, 2012 at 10:01 PM

So she’s a cheater (Breitbart article) and a liar (Harvard “woman of color”). No wonder liberals like her.

Burke on June 11, 2012 at 10:01 PM

Only a liberal can get away with the blatant ethnic falsification that Warren pulled off.

If the sides were flipped, Jones would be going off nonstop about how disrepectful it is.

WisCon on June 11, 2012 at 10:03 PM

It also helps that Warren has never run for office before. Like Obama in ’08, she’s a blank screen onto which admirers in the MSM can project whatever they most want the public to see.

Yep, we know the routine.

redridinghood on June 11, 2012 at 10:05 PM

So she’s a cheater (Breitbart article), a liar (Harvard “woman of color”), made a tonne of money flipping foreclosed houses lost due to subprime mortgages (WSJ), defended Traveller’s Insurance and helped it screw mesothelioma victims out of tens of millions of dollars (Boston Herald), and is a plagiariser like Joe Biden and the man, who once sat in the Senate seat that she seeks to occupy, Teddy Kennedy. No wonder liberals like her.

Burke on June 11, 2012 at 10:01 PM

Completed it for you. :-)

G’nite, everyone.

Resist We Much on June 11, 2012 at 10:10 PM

I used to think Jones was an idiot blowhard. I am at a total loss as to what to think about him now.

DuctTapeMyBrain on June 11, 2012 at 10:12 PM

…insanity!

KOOLAID2 on June 11, 2012 at 10:12 PM

It’s really Warren or nothing for the left if Obama crumbles. On that note, go read Michael Patrick Leahy’s newest piece at Breitbart.com about her academic record. The story’s moving on from questions about her ancestry but there are questions of other sorts popping up.

Uh-oh, looks like Warren could be another Michael Bellesiles. Not really a surprise, someone that would lie about their family history to fake an AA admissions would find it very easy to fudge research for a book.

slickwillie2001 on June 11, 2012 at 10:15 PM

Van Jones: the crackpottiest crackpot I’ve ever seen or heard.

stukinIL4now on June 11, 2012 at 10:16 PM

The media rehabilitation of the Van Jones continues…

d1carter on June 11, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Indian squaw “Runs with Lies” is one of the best things to happen to conservative blogs. Never read such funny posts!

OT- Why do all the wimminses in 0-bl0w-me’s administration have more testosterone, cajones, and facial hair than Teh 0ne? And they dress more manly than the Mom-jeaned Wonder. No need for ball-room jeans for him! (Moochelle’s taken care of THOSE!)

Sasha List on June 11, 2012 at 10:27 PM

When Democrats crow about one of their owns “intelligence” you can make book you’re dealing with an idiot.

lowandslow on June 11, 2012 at 10:27 PM

I’m pretty sure that guy just called Obama a ‘constitutional scholar’. Coming from a self proclaimed progressive belonging to a group with the main goal of abolishing the 2nd Amendment adds an interesting frosting of irony atop this man’s cake.
PS- He is most assuredly both eating and having too.

One Good Man on June 11, 2012 at 10:35 PM

I think we’ve had just about enough blank slate for a while, thanks.

2ipa on June 11, 2012 at 10:38 PM

The chin-fuzz around the 2 minute mark grosses me out.
Otherwise, nothing new. Elizabeth Warren has been hand picked by Soros et al and is a rockstar at NIRS and other federal nanny programs infiltrated by the left.

bettycooper on June 11, 2012 at 10:39 PM

The media rehabilitation of the Van Jones continues…

d1carter on June 11, 2012 at 10:26 PM

You noticed that too eh?

Flora Duh on June 11, 2012 at 10:40 PM

When Democrats crow about one of their owns “intelligence” you can make book you’re dealing with an idiot.

lowandslow on June 11, 2012 at 10:27 PM

.
Absolutely. : )

listens2glenn on June 11, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Just wish Elisabeth (“Stands with a Latte”) Warren would go full Indian, so I could take her land holdings and Buffalo from her, leaving her with nothing but casinos and non-taxed cigarettes to offer. Isn’t that what us pale-faces are supposed to do?

TXUS on June 11, 2012 at 11:00 PM

“a member of the older-31/32-white-lady demographic,” actually.

Wethal on June 11, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Or rather, “a member of the older, 1/32 fake Indian demographic.”

CJ on June 11, 2012 at 11:46 PM

I can see it now: Elizabeth Warren – the FIRST Native American President!

Socratease on June 11, 2012 at 11:48 PM

So let me get this straight, if The Won loses in November but Warren beats Brown, all is right with the world?

Cindy Munford on June 12, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Remember that widely-linked NYT piece back in November about the left transferring their utopian expectations of Obama to Warren?

God how pathetic…..

This is the same over the top glorification and rhetoric these same “progressives” were saying about Obama just a few years ago.

All we heard was how incredibly intelligent and tuned in to the “everyday people” Obama was….how he was going to change the world…..stop all the abuses of power that they supposedly saw from Bush…..bring America back to a respectful status internationally…….and bring all sides together for “the common good of man”…..

…”the greatest administration ever.”

Blah….Blah….Blah….

Now that Obama has actually had to “govern” and produced nothing but spectacular failure…..it’s time to shift all that Messiah worship onto the next socialist genie in a bottle.

Watching liberals run around trying to find somebody to follow would be so hilarious if it wasn’t so pathetic.

Baxter Greene on June 12, 2012 at 12:35 AM

When Democrats crow about one of their owns “intelligence” you can make book you’re dealing with an idiot.

lowandslow on June 11, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Just like “speaks truth to power in a way,” “reminds us of some simple truths,” “from the heart, out of her own biography.”

Orwell himself would be amazed at the doublespeak.

So… when Jones says “She’s the brightest future in the Democratic Party right now,” what he really means is, she’s dead to him?

Kenosha Kid on June 12, 2012 at 12:36 AM

So let me get this straight, if The Won loses in November but Warren beats Brown, all is right with the world?

Cindy Munford on June 12, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Remember the mentality we’re dealing with here Cindy.
These are the same people who believe what just happened in Wisconsin was a “win” for the democratic party and Obama.

Baxter Greene on June 12, 2012 at 12:37 AM

When Democrats crow about one of their owns “intelligence” you can make book you’re dealing with an idiot.

lowandslow on June 11, 2012 at 10:27 PM

The reason they have to constantly talk about this supposed “intelligence” so much is because it doesn’t show.

Baxter Greene on June 12, 2012 at 12:40 AM

A few months back when everyone on Facebook, etc were passing around a pic of her at a campaign stop with the text of her rant, I had no idea who she was or what she was running for. All I could think was “why are they posting pics of an angry schoolmarm quoting Mussolini?!?”

Dirt McGirt on June 12, 2012 at 12:41 AM

Baxter Greene on June 12, 2012 at 12:37 AM

I think it’s just a rationalization to keep a mass suicide from happening. Those folks in Madison seem a little tightly wound.

Cindy Munford on June 12, 2012 at 12:47 AM

Is it just me..or does anyone else think that this guy looks..evil….those eyes…chilling….

Xango Annie on June 12, 2012 at 12:48 AM

Folks I would not be the least bit surprised if she won. Remember what state we are talking about and who they re-elected time after time. Murdered a young woman? No biggie as long as he’s a leftwing loon like us.
Sorry, but I don’t see Brown taking it. I would LOVE to be wrong.

Hard Right on June 12, 2012 at 12:50 AM

I think it’s just a rationalization to keep a mass suicide from happening. Those folks in Madison seem a little tightly wound.

Cindy Munford on June 12, 2012 at 12:47 AM

You’re right…..
………………having to roll back on all of their messiah worship from 2008 is enough to make liberals yell “Anything you say Jim” as they dip their cups into the pail of Kool Aid.

………..ignorant bliss is all liberals have now.

Baxter Greene on June 12, 2012 at 1:08 AM

“This moment of disillusion is why people find her so compelling, because she brings forth the best in people and she brings back that excitement.”…

Wow, delusions are indignant.

Schadenfreude on June 12, 2012 at 1:15 AM

What a parade of socialist[s] coming out of that clown car.

for such a tiny car, look how many subsets of usually protected liberal pets can be thrown under it- like say actual Cherokees and Indians and real women of color…

they are just terrible people. they got power when It was elected and look what they do with it-look what they are willing to do to keep it.

it’s only recently that i’ve seen any warren bumperstickers- and that would total 2 ( on cars with de-evolve patrick and barry stickers naturally)and i live near her reservation of millionaires so i’d say that’s pathetic. anecdotal but pathetic.

mittens on June 12, 2012 at 2:46 AM

Die on that hill, Van Jones, you contemptible communist POS.

rayra on June 12, 2012 at 3:43 AM

Over and above her phony Indian claim, Warren who has co-authored a number of books has credibly been accused of academic malfeasance, e.g. she skewed data accumulated from other sources to present conclusions she and her co-authors wished to reach.

People really need to take a very close look at her veracity and integrity. Going to find her wanting I suspect.

Spots the Dog on June 12, 2012 at 6:28 AM

Video: The left’s got a fee-vah and the only prescription is more Elizabeth Warren

BigSvens “Take-Away thoughts” from the video:

The video trots out several examples of Leftoids. Funny, they all actually seem the same. And yet, Leftoids are really actually different than the rest of us. Leftoids lack any vision of their own, but they do make excellent, highly regimented and robotic followers.

Now if we can get them all moving toward the cliffs, which appears is now happening, we can get every last one of these leftoid morons to go over…such a blissful thought :D

BigSven on June 12, 2012 at 6:46 AM

People really need to take a very close look at her veracity and integrity. Going to find her wanting I suspect.

Spots the Dog on June 12, 2012 at 6:28 AM

I think we learned all we needed along those lines when it became clear that she lied about her heritage for preferential treatment in hiring. Now, by all accounts, she isn’t a bad professor (just a typical far-left liberal). But “not bad” professors who graduated from Rutgers do not get tenured in the Ivy League without a hook and faux-heritage was Warren’s way of getting there. These are not qualities we need in any politician at any level of government.

Happy Nomad on June 12, 2012 at 7:17 AM

“a member of the older-31/32-white-lady demographic,” actually.

Wethal on June 11, 2012 at 9:45 PM

She’s actually 32/32 white. Desite her “family lore,” geneaologists have gone through her family back to her great, great, great grandparents — and they’re all lilly white.

Elizabeth Warren may be the whitest white person in America.

AZCoyote on June 12, 2012 at 7:27 AM

Another amazing intellect. yay.

ctmom on June 12, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Why is anyone even bothering to pay attention to anything Van Jones says? The guy is totally irrelevant right now!

pilamaye on June 12, 2012 at 7:48 AM

The fact that the race isn’t over today shows everyone that a bunch of IDIOTS reside in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts…

Spare THE REST OF US the national trauma of this liar/cheat/copy cat in the US Senate…

Khun Joe on June 12, 2012 at 7:48 AM

Instead of banking on a young guy with a thin resume but loads of charisma and rhetorical talent

I still don’t get this conceit. I realize that I am biased, but I don’t see evidence of “charisma” or great “rhetorical talent”.

Wouldn’t great rhetorical talent mean he said something that moved or persuaded you? Something memorable? Something inventive and interesting?

When has he ever done that? What phrase or concept has he put forth that anyone remembers? Being able to give a couple of well received speeches does not make one a great “rhetorical talent”. Particularly when the speeches in question were nothing but red-meat cliches strung together for his base.

As for charisma, I also see no real evidence of that. He has no wit, no charm, no ability to connect. Instead, he is aloof, peevish and condescending.

I understand that there is some kind of law that whenever discussing Obama, we have to pretend these things are true, but I wish someone would present me some evidence of it. Yes, in 2008 he was treated as a rock star – but that was because of the fact that a) he was black; b) it was pretty clear from the get-go he would win; and c) the left/media was desperate for a democrat to be president after 8 years of W. He didn’t do anything to earn any of that adulation then or now.

Monkeytoe on June 12, 2012 at 7:49 AM

This is Great News. Next time the feds or an employer ask me my ethnicity I am going to claim Inuit. I’ve only been to Alaska once. But if a fake Amer-Ind with a degree from Rutgers and lily white skin can make millions at Harvard. Think of the fake success a fake Inuit with lily white skin can have.Elizabeth Warren is now my hero. She may have single-handedly ended all talk of affirmative action and diversity for the sake of diversity.

fleiter on June 12, 2012 at 8:52 AM

And why not? She was under sniper fire – not in Bosnia – but at Little Bighorn!!

TarheelBen on June 11, 2012 at 9:39 PM

She personally knocked off George Armstrong Custer while breast feeding.

eyedoc on June 12, 2012 at 9:21 AM

This woman getting elected into the Senate scares me more than a second Obama presidency. She is the real deal socialist/communist. No respect for private property and would not hesitate to take our guns away. Truly scary.

RightXBrigade on June 12, 2012 at 11:01 AM

If the sides houses were flipped, Jones would be going off nonstop about how disrepectful it is.

WisCon on June 11, 2012 at 10:03 PM

FIFY

unclesmrgol on June 12, 2012 at 11:21 AM

Yeah Van? In what echo chamber is that?

jake49 on June 12, 2012 at 11:42 AM

Well, she’s pretty smart. Not very honest, but pretty smart. Perfect for a politician… Just saying…

dahni on June 12, 2012 at 12:05 PM

You don’t know how much PIP Hilldog ticked me off on that. Claims she dodged sniper fire and when called on it a spokesman said maybe she was confused—-as she travels a lot.

Anyone who has been under fire—-esp one who is not used to it, knows exactly when, where, and what happened.

The only sniper fire she ever dodged was when Bill tried to pull a trick on her.

arnold ziffel on June 11, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Orly, then explain THIS…

MaxSplinters on June 12, 2012 at 6:33 PM