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Senator Explains Fiorina's Tumble In The Polls

"The more you know, the less you like."
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Senator Barbara Boxer probably has a better understanding of Carly Fiorina than anyone else in politics these days, since she faced off with Fiorina in 2010 and won.

CNN host Brooke Baldwin asked Senator Boxer about Fiorina's tumble in the polls from 15 percent to 4 percent. Boxer was ready with her answer.

"I saw it happen in California. She's very appealing and very articulate," Boxer answered. "But what she's selling is not optimistic...She's the symbol of corporate greed and Wall Street excess."

Boxer noted that Fiorina didn't even pay her staff before she repaid a million-dollar loan to herself for the costs of her failed 2010 Senate bid.

"When you step on people like that, it comes back to haunt you," she said. "She did it to people at HP, she shipped their jobs overseas...and she climbed up that ladder until she got fired."

Moving to a more personal level, Boxer mused, "You know, there's a song, I think it's 'the more you see her the more you love her.' It's the opposite with Carly Fiorina. The more you know, the less you like."


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