Elizabeth Warren’s, ahem, ‘Crony Capitalism.’

Don’t watch a politician’s lips. Watch his or her hands.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) may market herself as a progressive populist, but when forced to choose between everyday Americans and billion dollar international corporations, Warren sides with the corporations.

Senator Warren believes that the Export-Import Bank helps create American jobs and spur economic growth,” Warren spokeswoman Lacey Rose wrote in an e-mail to Bloomnberg News, “She looks forward to reviewing re-authorization legislation if and when it is introduced.”

Townhall goes on to note the bit about how the Export-Import Bank is “little more than a fund for corporate welfare” – and if you don’t like that characterization, take it up with Barack Obama: that’s what he called it.  But the corporations that use the bank in question know how to reward their friends… and I guess that Elizabeth Warren wants to be those corporations’ special-special friend.

The funny part is, I don’t care too much that yet another progressive politician out there can’t sustain her own movement’s rhetoric. But you’d think that this would start bothering actual progressives after a while.  Well, actually, you wouldn’t: everybody knows that progressives have no self-esteem when it comes to politicians who lie to them, after all…


Moe Lane (crosspost)

2 thoughts on “Elizabeth Warren’s, ahem, ‘Crony Capitalism.’”

  1. Is Liz mania driven by her lefty-awesomeness or because of the void from the HRC book tour flameout?

    What’s funny is of course she lies. She told everyone she is a Native American. Do people that support Affirmative Action support her? I know they probably do. Does that make them the dreaded Hypocrite?? I can dislike both (affirmative action and Warren) without contradicting myself.

    1. She pretends that she’s for the average person and throws in talk about “greed”, “Wall Street”, and “evil corporations” that leave the average leftist gasping in ecstasy. Thus the reason she’s such a media darling right now.

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