“I Would Vote for You, If You Had a Penis” – Elizabeth Warren Claimed People Told Her During 2020 Campaign, According To New Book
Sure they did, Liz, sure they did.
Let me begin by saying that this story is embarrassing, even by Elizabeth Warren standards.
According to a new book about the 2020 election, Elizabeth Warren blamed her loss in the 2020 Democratic primary, and maybe even the general election had she won the nomination, on the fact that she didn’t have a penis.
Ali Vitali writes at Politico:
Elizabeth Warren and the ‘Electability Question’
What a night!” Elizabeth Warren said.
It was past 3 a.m. on Iowa Caucus Night and we were barreling through the air from DesMoines to Manchester. At the back of the plane, the press corps was exhausted, contorted into resting positions in our seats but too scared to fall asleep for fear that the candidate would come to the back of the plane. And then there she was, coming right toward me, clad in a dark blue campaign-branded hoodie and brandishing party-size bags of Smartfood popcorn and Doritos…
And back on the plane in the hours following the January 2020 Iowa Caucus, hurtling into New Hampshire and toward the next primary — down but not yet out — she knew at least one explanation for why. Deepa Shivaram, NBC’s Warren embed, brought up the “women win” messaging and the fact that, at least in this Iowa Democratic Caucus … they didn’t. Where did that message come from, Deepa asked,and why was it important to speak to gender now?
“I’m responding to what people wanna hear,” Warren told us plainly, with a characteristically biting edge in her voice. She spoke sometimes as if all the annoyance and frustration she had about the political system simmered right on the edge of her words, teeming on the top of her teeth, threatening to spill over.
We’d talked about the dynamics of Iowa, her competitors and the pressure she put on herself not “to screw this up.” But here and now she offered her plainest view of the landscape yet: “Everyone comes up to me and says, ‘I would vote for you, if you had a penis.’”
Kylee Griswold of The Federalist asks the obvious question:
If Male Genitalia Are All Elizabeth Warren Needs To Take The White House, Why Hasn’t She Just Gotten Them?
Ignoring for a moment the absurdity of the whole thing (her use of the word “everyone” is almost as believable as her claims to American Indian heritage) and her vulgarity (she could have just said “if you were a man”), there’s a bigger point here. Though Warren claims she believes “women win,” deep down she appears to believe that the primary thing barring her from the White House is her biology and Democrat voters’ misogyny. But why should that stop her?
According to her party and Warren herself, biology is mutable. During the 2020 election cycle, the senator from Massachusetts became somewhat of an icon among transgender-identified folks, with her “focus on protecting black trans women in particular” hailed as “unprecedented” by fawning media. She leaned so hard into the idea that women can become men and vice versa, in fact, that during a town hall she pledged that whomever she would nominate to head her Department of Education would have to be vetted by a 9-year-old kid whose parents had confused her into believing she was a little boy.
As you can probably imagine, people are having some fun with this on Twitter:
This sounds only 1,024th true
— Jeremy Frankel 🍊 (@FrankelJeremy) August 12, 2022
— Will Collier (@willcollier) August 12, 2022
— Passably Affable (@tbrusletten) August 12, 2022
This story is even less true than Elizabeth Warren claiming to be Native American. pic.twitter.com/hPVcfS6kG7
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) August 12, 2022
BREAKING: Elizabeth Warren comes out as transphobic, thinks having a penis is what makes you a man https://t.co/6Gl1cIDSl2
— Peachy Keenan (@KeenanPeachy) August 12, 2022
Elizabeth Warren: “Everyone comes up to me and says, ‘I would vote for you, if you had a penis.’” Okay, I’m just going to let that sit there. pic.twitter.com/DZsmUouLQn
— Mike Sington (@MikeSington) August 12, 2022
— The Big Dig (@TheBigDigmystic) August 12, 2022
If Warren ever runs again, I’m really looking forward to this issue being addressed in a debate.DONATE
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