2011 News

Want to Know Why MNA/NNU Was First to Endorse Elizabeth Warren for Senator? Watch This Video

09.23.2011

Elizabeth Warren was already a rock star among progressive activists, but a new video featuring the Massachusetts Senate candidate trashing the idea that taxing the wealthy is tantamount to "class warfare" is electrifying Democrats who view her as one of the party's best electoral hopes in 2012.

The video, which you can see above, has been linked on dozen of progressive blogs in recent days after it was posted on YouTube by someone claiming to be unaffiliated with Warren's campaign. It features the former White House adviser during a pre-campaign tour in August discussing the back and forth between Democrats and Republicans over how to solve the nation's financial crisis.

"I hear all this, you know, 'Well, this is class warfare, this is whatever,' " Warren says, referring to President Obama's push to roll back tax cuts on the wealthy. "No. There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody."

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