Exactly! People seem to equate change and growth with flip-flopping. She’s never given the impression she changed because it was politically expedient, and she hasn’t reverted her opinions when popular opinion changes. I’d be more upset if she’d held the same opinions for the last several decades.... Read more
Same, voted for Bernie but I really like Warren. I remember her from before she became a senator when she was interviewed in a documentary about credit card debt. She was the first person I remember talking about student loan forgiveness. I was very excited when she announced she was running and it sucks to see this… Read more
For more of a summary, the kid who asked the question is tearing up asking it. And after Warren’s response about her mother not agreeing with divorce, she says “sometimes, you just gotta do what’s right inside, and hope that maybe the rest of the world will come around to it.” And then she invites the kid up for a big… Read more
What is really touching is that the person who asked the question was on the verge of tears, so after her answer Warren asked for a hug and as they hug you can see them talking to each other and Warren was clearly trying to reassure them.
I’d read about this, but actually seeing the video is a lot of feelings
I remember in the last election I didn’t know much about her, beyond “nevertheless, she persisted” and annoyance at people saying “it’s not that I don’t want to vote for a woman, I’d totally vote for Warren if she ran”(guess how many of those people suddenly aren’t supporting her now that she is running...). Read more
I wish I was American just so I could vote for her.
eurgh.....its 4 am and im not currently asleep
Gah, this whole day has just been gray and foggy and dispiriting. I didn’t wake up until after noon, then I went out for a late lunch and came back for another nap. Now, I’ve been rather languidly putting the ornaments on my tree and contemplating whether or not to eat again tonight.
Aaand that’s exactly why I can’t play any of the newer Batman games. I love Batman, but all the female characters are so over the top that I can’t stand it. And Harley Quinn was....oof.