Elizabeth Warren is on the, er, attack against Donald Trump, who slashed back by mocking Warren’s false appropriation of Indian identity to try to advance her career.

The back and forth begs the real question, which is why did Warren decide to launch a tirade now against Trump?

Trump has been being Trump at least since last summer. If Warren wanted to go ballistic on him, there were plenty of earlier opportunities.

My theory of Warren is that she would have crushed Hillary.

Warren must be kicking herself to see her mini-me, Bernie Sanders, making a good run of it. That could have been her.

People like Bill Maher were ready to kiss her ring.


But Warren didn’t have the guts to go it alone against the Clinton machine. Instead she would wait for Hillary to fall of her own weight from the email scandal, then swoop in to save the Party.

That plan ran afoul because when Hillary falls, Bernie will be there to lay claim to the throne. That’s why he soldiers on, to box out others who surely will try to butt in, such as Joe Biden. And Elizabeth Warren.

Holly Robichaud in The Boston Herald sees Warren’s opportunism perceptive in her attacks on Trump, Elizabeth Warren’s Trump attack hints at Dem Plan B:

… Will the Democratic National Committee run a candidate under indictment? It’s always a possibility, especially with Hillary’s ability to falsely blame the “right wing conspiracy” for the Clintons’ misdeeds.

However, there are many who believe the DNC will replace Hillary at the convention if she is indicted.

Obviously, our U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is hoping so. Why else would she attack Donald Trump last week?

Certainly Warren has seen other attackers, including the pope, lose the debate to Trump…. It took him only a nanosecond to retort that Warren faked Indian heritage to advance her career.

Warren wasn’t tweeting gibes at Trump to stand up for women or anybody else…. We are left to conclude that Warren is starting to position herself. Either she wants the top spot or to be Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate.

Warren had an opportunity to be the Democratic Nominee. Would have been a cakewalk.

Instead, she has to hope for a miracle — Hillary gets indicted or at least and FBI criminal referral.

And Warren’s ability that she is the only one tough enough to confront Republicans.

[Note to Readers: This post was drafted while sitting in a Chik-fil-A in Chicago. Excuse any grease stains. I think it’s the location protested in this video we prepared; low-level fencing outside looks the same.]