How Warren’s Rivals Attacked at The Debate | NYTimes


“How tired are you
at this moment?” “It was a long night. It was a long night.” “The CNN-New York Times
Democratic Presidential Debate will feature the
largest field of presidential candidates ever on one stage.” “So if you could describe
the debate in an emoji, what would the emoji be?” “It probably would be
Elizabeth Warren’s, like, eyes — an emoji that just has your
eyes getting wider and wider and wider as you realize,
oh, they’re coming after me.” “I want to give a reality
check here to Elizabeth.” “A yes-or-no
question that didn’t get a yes-or-no answer.” “I was surprised to hear that
you did not agree with me.” “Tonight’s debate showed
Elizabeth Warren is now clearly one of 2
front-runners.” “I have made clear what
my principles are here.” “And you saw that
with so many Democrats deciding to take her on.” “Can you walk us through this
very interesting exchange Biden and Warren had there?” “And I went on the
floor and got you votes. I got votes for that bill.” “When this exchange happened,
I wrote to a colleague and said, that’s the
moment of the night. When he said —” “I’m going to say something
that is probably going to offend some people here. But I’m the only one on
this stage that has gotten anything really big done.” “She went and went to one of
her signature achievements, which was helping create the
Consumer Financial Protection Board. And then Biden, sort
of strangely, I think, felt the need to
keep it going, like he really wanted to
get into this with Warren. Yeah, Joe Biden just
had a hard time being relevant in this debate. And so he got very hot,
as if either, you know, he had to help this lady out
or she owed him something.” “Senator Warren, do
you want to respond?” “You could sort of see she
took a little bit of time to decide how she
was just going to lower the boom on him.” “I am deeply grateful
to President Obama.” “And then she did it by
basically giving a shout out to President Obama and no
mention at all of Joe Biden. And then Joe Biden just
could not let it go. He felt the need
to make that line.” “But understand —” “You did a hell of
a job in your job.” “Thank you.” “Boy, like Twitter just went [gestures], you know, a lot of people just
found it a very patronizing, condescending remark
about a female leader.” “Look, this is why people
here in the Midwest are so frustrated with
Washington in general.” “Mayor Pete decided to come
and go against his biggest rival in the Iowa caucuses. He decided to come in and turn
to her in a way he’s never done before and take
her on directly, look at her in the
face, and really lay out a case for how she was
avoiding the question about whether she’d raise
middle-class taxes to pay for ‘Medicare for all.’ Interesting, Elizabeth
Warren did not look at him. She has a real habit,
when her opponents are going after her, of not
looking at them in the eye. She doesn’t turn
and address them when she’s giving
her pushback. She’s always trying to make
her case to the voters. Any kind of attack on a
rival is usually rehearsed. So I’m sure that Pete
Buttigieg figured out ahead of time what his
75-second hit was going to be on Elizabeth Warren.” “Your signature, Senator,
is to have a plan for everything, except this. No plan has been
laid out to explain how a multi-trillion dollar
hole in this ‘Medicare for all’ plan that Senator
Warren is putting forward is supposed to get filled in.” “And that was it. He delivered it. And you know, Warren,
she didn’t quite do this. But you know, she
sort of said, look —” “We can pay for this. I’ve laid out the
basic principles. Costs are going to go up
for the wealthy.” “And sometimes I think
that Senator Warren is more focused on being
punitive or pitting some part of the country
against the other.” “No question Beto O’Rourke had
one of most memorable lines of the night when he called
Elizabeth Warren ‘punitive.’ He was sort of going there
and applying an adjective to her persona
and her message. Remember, it’s four months
before the Iowa caucuses. And the candidates who
are going to fall, it’s not often going to
be from a knockout punch. It’s going to be
death by a thousand cuts. And if any of these
candidates are going to beat
Elizabeth Warren, it’s going to be by using
lines like ‘punitive’ that, you know, start
reinforcing some discomfort that you might have with her. So that’s just, like,
one cut of a line that Beto was really
trying to hammer home.” “Costs will go up
for the wealthy. They will go up for
big corporations. And for middle-class
families, they will go down —” “Elizabeth Warren wants to
use these debates basically to just keep hammering
home her message to voters. She doesn’t want to get into
fights with her rivals.” “But the way —” “Join me in saying that
his Twitter account should be shut down.” “No. Let’s figure out —” “No?” “… why it is that we have
had laws on the books —” “She can’t just be bringing
her case to voters because a lot of voters
are pretty suspicious of that case, suspicious
that she has left-wing ideas. And she needs to be engaging
directly with her rivals in order to show that
she can beat them.” “Is the field getting
whittled down at all?” “Not really.” “Do you wish it would?” “No. No, I love these debates. I think they’re
super interesting. I used to write about theater. I was, like, the
Broadway reporter at The Times for years. And I love this stuff. The stagecraft
is fascinating — the people who learn their
lines and can deliver them incredibly well. And then people
who learn their lines, and they look
like bad actors.”

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  1. you only want it shut down so he cant tell the american ppl what yall are up to. so we as a people can act on whats best and through the proper way get yall out of office or keep you out its time for a change and all the powers at be know there time is short .pretty sure thats way the world is going crazy

  2. Lol nobody attacked her specially yang. Candidates were asked by moderators about warren’s plan. Warren got exposed and her plan is not realistic.

  3. “Let’s pretend Warren is the only progressive candidate so she can win and implement our corporatist agenda” -NYT

    This video should be disliked to oblivion.

  4. Anybody but Pocahontas. She is wayyy too Krazy and too obnoxious
    Her candidacy would most likely get President Blowhard reelected.
    And I'm pretty sure the other candidates understand that.

  5. As a TRUMP supporter the only one of these tards i would worry about is BS. But luckily the Democratic establishment is too stupid to let him run. Tulsi is pretty awesome but she is not going to be allowed even close to the presidency so it will be either sleepy Joe Biden running when he has time to do so when he's not putting his hands all over people or Pocahontas LOL what a joke. Trump will absolutely destroy either one of those two special ed students in a debate.

  6. Its something about her I don't I m half Cherokee Indian and black I don't know why I get vibes off her not bad ones

  7. Surely dems know deep down they have already lost. There is no reason to follow this election at all… the outcome is already decided. Why bother?

  8. The New York times wasn't there to warn the American people that The Great Recession was coming so I don't believe them when the subject is about money. They will always side with the capitalist. They are an advocate for corporations.
    For all other things, I do love and respect the NYT.

  9. this is one of the reasons ill never pay for NYT, its such a trash publication, no analysis, just high brow click bait. and worst of all there is hardly anywhere else to turn

  10. What a load of bullocks .do any of them have a ounce of honesty in there blood .God help us all if they become the government 😆🤦‍♂️

  11. NOT A SINGLE QUESTION WAS ASKED ABOUT THE CLIMATE CRISIS IN THIS DEBATE. I'm gonna quote Greta on this one, "HOW DARE YOU?" NYT and CNN, you failed us in this debate. You failed the youth that are rising up and fighting for their right to a livable future. Do better.

  12. I am just shocked that you didn't want to talk about Tulsi's challenge to Warren in joining her in opposition to regime change wars. Spoiler alert: Warren would not. So very shocked about all of this, lol.

  13. Interesting during the debates how when Biden is questioned about his son that Trump suddenly becomes the issue. That was not the question. Trump had nothing to do with Hunter Biden's son's job in the Ukraine. Insane response. Biden cannot answer a question directly and he wants to be a leader???

  14. I skipped the debate all together, giving preference to Marianne Williamson. This is her event and it is by far more meaningful to me.
    https://youtu.be/xUxV0YVPAbE

  15. NIT WIT Dem candidates , all on one stage . Three STOOGES, off stage, moderating superfluously, never presenting SUBSTANTIVE questions. Genuine mockery show.

  16. Warren was upset when challenged. She doesn't know what she is talking about. All she has to do is to copy Bernie. It is a shame that mainstream media love to promote fake people like Warren and Kamala.

  17. I'm going with Warren but that could change. The election is still a long way off. Let's see who survives the "blood letting".

  18. I think they are all lying and guess what. I’m right and all of you know it. They are all terrible and would be bad for this country. Beto is down right insane and a complete Bafoon

  19. Taxes HAVE to be raised for Medicare For All but compared to the $25,000.00 I pay for health care now I doubt it will be that much. I will probably be better off financially.

  20. Yeah Warren, Obama told us health care costs would go down too and we could keep our doctors and look what happened to the vast majority: 25%-60% increases immediately and doctors refused to accept obamacare. You, Warren, are Obamacare 2.0 but heading even more towards socialist medicine.

  21. Nome of these people will never be president they have no vision just a bunch of talking points we have a business and are getting richer every day

  22. She sucks because she isn't bernie. Her policies are trash and won't fix anything in this country. She sucks. Who cares if more conservative liberals are attacking her? She's a neoliberal and deserves nothing.

  23. And yet President Trump wins another game he’s not even playing. This clown show is getting funnier and worse every time

  24. Warren did not handle the debate well. Couldn't give a clear answer. Afterwards, AOC and the squad endorsed Bernie. Looks like Bernie is now the clear frontrunner.

  25. These are the lamest candidates I've ever seen. Millions living in the U.S. and half of the candidates are old hags over 70.

  26. This is so embarrassing !!! What professional 'politicians'! All fight with each other, all trying hard to make themselves greater than the others. Dislike! Yuk

  27. I love when the Democrats eat themselves. This time they can't simply cry racist and get a thunderous applause. Fun to see them use Trumps name as if he were Voldemort 😂

  28. Professional politician would make everything mess eventually, because their second nature is to fight for keep their own powers. Hate them all! We need someone who does not play these 'games' 'fights' for their own desires, etc. We don't need thesis political players to in charge of the country.

  29. Americans are SO stupid… they rather get some entertainment out of their politicians than facing the fact about how bad their healthcare system or education is… Every 4 years its always the same thing over and over again. I mean EMOJIS??? REALLY??? You are heading for a recession and… really???!!!

  30. A giant piece of Warren's platform is the "wealth tax," which Andrew Yang resoundingly debunked WITHOUT attacking her personally. He cited a bunch of first-world countries that already tried it and FAILED, and instead Yang proposes the Value-Added Tax which is what works in those countries and prevents the giant corporations from using loopholes to escape paying their fair share of tax.

  31. My take on what Biden said to Warren was that Warren is claiming that she was the main force behind the passing of the CFPB (one could argue about how large that accomplishment is but I digress) and did not give credit to Biden for helping pass that bill into law. I found her response some what childish if Biden did in fact help put the bill over the top. She could have said that she appreciated everyone in the Obama administration to get the bill through. I think at the end of the day, these two aren't huge fans of one another and it will be interesting to see what happens as the field winnows if they remain at the top (possibly with Bernie).

  32. most of these people are life long politicians. And most have either never got a bill to the floor And at most got 3 passed and 2 where to rename post offices. so yeah they deserve to lead the free world!

  33. Sleepy Joe you say you're the only one who got anything done I hope so. Sleepy Joe I'm 47 years old and you been in Washington longer than I've been alive and I can't think of a single (big) thing you have done I do know one thing you have done and that is enriched you and your family I know that you and the rest of the Washington swamp trash you swamp trash have no business planting yourselfers in Washington for term after term and think nothing wrong with that there is a reason why when you get in you don't want to get out you do nothing it easy money and you can make up laws and tell others American's what they can and can't do

  34. Lets just look at history…. Every time the democrats promise higher taxes for the rich….Those bills come along with tons of loopholes and write offs so the rich pay even less taxes.

  35. Why do I keep seeing the word “attack” in the videos , when it comes to EW? It’s a debate! To respond critically to statements made by your opponents is the whole point

  36. WTF were ya'll looking at? She was terrible and didn't have a comeback for Biden. She did the samething Harris did when Tulsi called her, stumbled on her words.

  37. I can’t help but think literally everything in and around politics is just another modern fake reality show full of actors.

  38. I can't believe they're trying to demonize Warren for, shock horror, wanting to help people! I've lived in two countries with a "medicare" national health service and IT WORKS! Anyone or any media outlet that tells you that it doesn't is lying!

  39. No one wants to see grandmas vagina neck for 4 years ,donkey droopy earlobes. Shes a togh old broad.She was probably hot during the cival war.Rather see trump in tennis shorts.

  40. I hate politics. This is literally a popularity contest.

    Is there a way to hold them accountable to anything?
    This is nothing but a theater.
    "Deliver their lines", no one wants to say what they are actually thinking or what they will actually do.

  41. Oh my god!!! Will these grandmas & grandpas survive until the election ???. Democrats ! Please go home now itself accepting your failure.

  42. YANG has that DATA Warren!

    Warren was more like scratching head and That was Embarrassing!

    Facts are Facts…. No warren No more Filibuster from you. You tire me out with you're Political Jargon it you need some Yang sauce one that and it was Facts Jack!

  43. Interesting how you ignore Andrew Yang calling Warren out on her BS. Why? Is it because Yang's correct and you can't make excuses to cover for Warren?

    Especially considering that Yang, the supposed "random man running for office" came out of nowhere and suddenly his big policy, the thing he (and no other candidate) has been talking about constantly becomes a centrepiece of the debate?

    There's a reason you're not saying his name, is it? It's because he's the smartest candidate on stage and has been peeling off Trump voters from the other side too. You know he'll win if you give him publicity, but a smart democrat for office isn't sth the corporate media wants, it seems.

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