Elizabeth Warren Greeted by ‘2016’ Chants at Netroots Conference


Sure, Elizabeth Warren says she is not running for president in 2016, but her actions seem very much like those of an individual bidding for the position of chief executive.

Her recent speech at the annual Netroots Nation conference seemed to excite the crowd in a way one at a presidential rally might.


CNN reports:

Sen. Elizabeth Warren received a standing ovation and chants of “run Liz run” as she took to the podium Friday at a major gathering of progressive leaders and activists.

While the freshman senator from Massachusetts has repeatedly said she isn’t running for the White House in 2016, a group titled “ReadyforWarren” was out in force at the annual Netroots Nation conference, held this year in Detroit. As Warren was introduced at the event, supporters from the group unveiled a large “Run Liz Run” banner…

In her rousing but brief 17-minute speech, Warren used populist language to paint a picture of America as a land of inequality where “the game is rigged.” And she asked the audience to join her in pushing back, saying “I’m fighting back. I’m ready to fight back. Are you ready to fight back?”

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