Elizabeth Warren: “If I were rich” I would believe populism is divisive… Wait, what?
According to CNN, her net worth was estimated to be between $3.7 million and $10 million in 2015. I guess that’s only chump change for a Democrat Senator?
But that’s not rich, right?
— Tokaise (@Tokaise) September 20, 2018
Progressives used to just accuse Republicans of being rich and heartless. The nomenclature changed with Trump – now they are more likely to dismiss Republicans as being either stupid or bigoted.
But Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has fallen behind. She still harps on money in politics most recently telling the New York Times recently that she would think populism was divisive “if I were rich.”
This is a bit incongruous, because Warren really is rich – like 1 percent rich. She likes to talk about her hardscrabble life on the Oklahoma plains. But her tax returns show she is a multi-millionaire.
Warren deserves a little credit for releasing her tax returns, of course. It is a transparent move largely seen as a prerequisite for a presidential bid. But the only thing relatable to the average voter is the fact that Warren used Turbo Tax to file until 2014 when it became too much of a chore. More
In her mind, she’s not as wealthy as President Trump or George Soros, so she thinks of herself as middle class… because she has no idea what it’s like to be part of the middle class in this country.
When she passes tax or spending bills, she truly believes “middle class” Americans have as much money as she does and can afford to pay another few thousand dollars for whatever the latest cause is.
Aren’t you wealthy, Senator Warren? A multimillionaire? Didn’t you buy up a lot of foreclosed properties? Homes that hard working families lost in foreclosure? You are such a hypocrite.
— Daisy (@HRHQueenDaisy) August 28, 2018
Please remind us how you became a multimillionaire. Madame senator.
— Normal American (@pvd76) August 7, 2018
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