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Examining Elizabeth Warren’s Political Identity: Is She Really a Rose?

J.L. Walden

J.L. Walden

J.L. Walden is a Boston-based educator and journalist who has become preoccupied with the ways in which moral idealism is being used to distract from a materialist political project that can benefit all people.
J.L. Walden

“It is not surprising that Warren found no place in Washington. The cameo role she played on the national stage made her an idol to the leftmost part of President Obama’s coalition and a hate object for conservatives​—​and yet her understanding of the financial crisis is best described as populist, conservative, even right-wing. It arises from what has happened to the American middle class in the past four decades.”  Christopher Caldwell, “Elizbeth Warren, Closet Conservative”…

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