Tuesday, September 17, 2019
20,000 People Came to Listen to Senator Warren.
A year from now we'll know who'll likely be the next POTUS.
I'm impressed by Senator Warren, her intelligence, her humanity, her spunk. How sweet would it be for her to beat the pants off the man who mocked her. She's been drawing larger and larger and more enthusiastic crowds. This reminds me of the Obama campaign in its beginning, the idea that people began to embrace: An African-American president?! Yes!
Are we Americans now believing we can, we WILL have, finally, a woman for POTUS?
I'm looking at Senator Warren's momentum, her ideas, her solutions, her energy!
At Her Biggest Rally, Elizabeth Warren Laid Out A Model For Her Own Kind Of Movement
In a speech in New York City's Washington Square Park, Elizabeth Warren brought her plans together under an anti-corruption message with an inside/outside strategy to create change.
“As bad as things are, we have to recognize that our problems didn’t start with Donald Trump,” she said. “He made them worse, but we need to take a deep breath and recognize that a country that elects Donald Trump is already in serious trouble.”
There were two signals of Warren’s strategy the morning before the speech: a new plan and a new endorsement. The plan, a series of proposals to fight corruption, spelled out new rules that would dramatically change how lobbyists operate, how campaigns are funded, and how politicians disclose their own financial interests. The endorsement came from the Working Families Party — the progressive activist group that backed Sanders in 2016 and could boost a Warren White House’s inside/outside approach.
Maurice Mitchell, the group’s national director, introduced Warren Monday night. Warren’s comparison between herself and Perkins was nearly explicit. (At one point, she referred to Perkins as “one very persistent woman,” a callback to an early tagline for Warren’s campaign). Her campaign reached out to Perkins’ grandson, Tomlin Perkins Coggeshall, who gave them barn boards from the Perkins’ homestead. Aides said they used the boards to construct the podium Warren used on Monday.
“We’re not here today because of famous arches or famous men. In fact, we’re not here because of men at all,” she said near the start of the speech. “We’re here because of some hard-working women.”