As a longtime admirer of Senator Warren, I find her political cowardice really disappointing.
by Brad Benson
Last night Senator Elizabeth Warren weighed in very critically on the Donald Trump Candidacy, calling it “ugly and dangerous” and imploring, “decent people everywhere…to say No More Donald (sic).” Senator Warren’s comment has since “gone viral” and been lauded by many.
Sadly however, the hypocritical irony of her final sentence, “There’s no virtue in silence,” has been largely missed in the mad rush to trumpet her attack on the much-loathed, and greatly feared, Trump. Quite simply, Senator Warren cannot seriously implore others to “Just say no!” to Trump, while she continues to sit on the sidelines of the Democratic Presidential Primary.
Senator Warren has rightfully earned her reputation, first as an economics professor that could not be silenced; next as the visionary behind the legislation that authorized the much needed Federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB); and finally, as an outspoken Senator—still demanding Wall Street Reform, even…
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