October 13, 2011

Greg Sargent at the Washington Post gets it.

With Elizabeth Warren’s alleged elitism becoming an issue in the Senate race — Republicans continually call her “Professor Warren,” and Scott Brown recently contrasted her with his education in the school of “hard knocks” — Warren has released a video of her telling her own story:

The vid underscores the degree to which her bio will be central to the race — and the degree to which her success will turn on her ability to parry Republican efforts to paint her as another snooty coastal liberal elitist who knows better than you how to spend your money. Note in particular her explanation for how she ended up in Massachusetts — her out of state roots are also expected to be an issue — and the linking of her story to her anger over what’s happened to the middle class, the central rationale of her candidacy.


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