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LAS14

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Mon Nov 18, 2019, 03:08 PM Nov 2019

Billionaires give Elizabeth Warren a political gift before she can even tax them -- their anger


Sorry, someone sent me the whole article. I don't have a link.

Everytime Warren looks like she might disappoint she reminds you that she's grounded in reality and has a really clear vision. GO ELIZABETH!


By Jazmine Ulloa Globe Staff,November 16, 2019, 10:09 a.m.

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After Bill Gates overestimated how much he would pay under her proposed wealth tax, she added “A Calculator for the Billionaires” to her website to help him and others figure it out. When a hedge fund manager got emotional in a TV interview in which he blasted Warren’s plans, her campaign started selling mugs emblazoned with the words: “Billionaire Tears.” And after the attacks from the ultra-wealthy only seemed to amplify, she released her sharpest response yet: a TV ad that calls on billionaires to share the wealth and slams four of them by name — and net worth.

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Warren is ratcheting up her attacks on billionaires in a strategy that political analysts say could help her in two ways in her race for the Democratic presidential nomination: by diverting voters from criticism of her ambitious policy plans by moderate Democratic candidates and by boosting her primary chances as she vies with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for support from the party’s liberal wing.

“I think it’s great for Warren,” Brad Bannon, an unaligned Democratic strategist, said of her battle with some of the nation’s richest people. “When all is said and done, there’s only going to be two Democrats left standing, and one of them is going to be progressive and the other centrist. . . . Her job right now is to make sure she and not Sanders is going to be the progressive favorite.”

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
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Billionaires give Elizabeth Warren a political gift before she can even tax them -- their anger (Original Post) LAS14 Nov 2019 OP
What has Warren Buffet said about this? Eliot Rosewater Nov 2019 #1
 

Eliot Rosewater

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1. What has Warren Buffet said about this?
Mon Nov 18, 2019, 03:13 PM
Nov 2019
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
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