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CTyankee

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Fri Feb 22, 2019, 12:44 PM Feb 2019

I'm of two minds here. Help me out! [View all]

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I love Elizabeth Warren. She has the ideas that I have longed for in a serious presidential candidate. she has everything: brains, great ideas, forceful delivery of them in her speeches.

But I am sick of the thought that the "Pocahontas" label will completely take the press' attention off her policy ideas and I wonder if she can just ignore it and even to use it to her advantage. Is it a burden on her back or a gift she can, and will, use in her campaign?

IOW, has the "Pocahontas" label helped or hurt her in the upcoming GE if she is our candidate?

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It's a Distraction Designed to Discount & Minimize Warren & Her Great Ideas dlk Feb 2019 #1
But isn't this something that has already been hashed out? CTyankee Feb 2019 #4
It hurts. Trump's childish taunts can be quite effective. comradebillyboy Feb 2019 #2
I hate to think that this is a reason for Dems not to have her as our candidate... CTyankee Feb 2019 #6
Mika B is a republican stooge, don't expect a principled stand comradebillyboy Feb 2019 #15
Yeah, I saw all that. They were "too late smart" and got called on it. Now they are worming their CTyankee Feb 2019 #16
Our willingness to fear or cower Stare Decisis Feb 2019 #3
For the most part, her policy positions will not be covered by the press. WeekiWater Feb 2019 #5
Let's not forget that the "Pocahontas" nickname was created by Chump FakeNoose Feb 2019 #7
Then we must held the media to account. Simple as that. CTyankee Feb 2019 #8
Hold Chump accountable and make him stop using nicknames FakeNoose Feb 2019 #10
i hope it wouldn't hurt her. Media isn't exactly know for covering the real issues anyway. Kurt V. Feb 2019 #9
That's it! Delmette2.0 Feb 2019 #17
CTYankee Ohiogal Feb 2019 #11
I'm glad Krugman didn't mention the slur. He's too smart to fall into that trap. CTyankee Feb 2019 #13
People buy into Trump's name calling JuJuYoshida Feb 2019 #12
1. It's up to Warren to deflect by calling him racist and asking the M$M not to repeat Red Don's... uponit7771 Feb 2019 #14
She needs Native-American support Cartoonist Feb 2019 #18
And trump will just mock that, too. he has no shame. CTyankee Feb 2019 #19
Locking... DonViejo Feb 2019 #20
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