The debates have not been that interesting in the last few months, as the candidates have sort of gone through the motions, save for Amy Klobuchar’s consistent (and satisfying) disdain for Pete Buttigieg. Last night’s debate ahead of the Nevada caucaus, however, was different. It was the first to feature Mike Bloomberg, who essentially paid his way into the debate.
I bet he wishes he had stayed at home.
The Bloomberg beatdown came early, and it came often, and Elizabeth Warren led the way on the bloodletting, coming for Bloomberg’s neck with a box cutter in the first minutes of the debate.
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Mini Mike will NOT get LESBIAN VOTE nor Horse 🐴 Vote
Dem Village People wrecking Balls have BIG NEGATIVES w Voters
Lizzy Battle Ax Borden Quotes
“Calls Women Fat Broads & Horse Faced Lesbians”pic.twitter.com/onZVHDfdpv
Oh shit! It is on. Liz Warren turned into Rebecca Pearson after Marc messed with her Bug.
And then Jennifer Rubin — the conservative op-ed writer over on The Washington Post — stirred awake all that anger that’s been simmering since Hillary’s loss, and it just came gushing out on social media.
Thinking that Warren is “too much,” “nasty,” and “mean” because she is assertive, aggressive, dominant, and defending women is how we— Soraya Chemaly (@schemaly) February 20, 2020
ended up with Trump.
if you're not mean and angry in our current goddamn hellscape what the fuck are you even doing https://t.co/ZnfdcyWWv7— ✍🏼 roxana | ✊🏼 zivar | ⚒️ hadadi (@roxana_hadadi) February 20, 2020
Counterpoint: mean and angry Warren devouring Bloomberg is the best look https://t.co/dWpGfvXW5F— halpal (@hal_pal06) February 20, 2020
It’s amazing how women internalize misogyny. Warren was neither mean nor angry. She was on fucking point. Take no prisoners, take no shit https://t.co/TfwcATfFrT— jess. (@jespopo) February 20, 2020
mean and angry Warren is my kink https://t.co/v89lPl410c— sarahnormal activity (@snowak) February 20, 2020
And then this, folks, is when Warren just turned the $400 million Bloomberg has spent on his campaign into dust.
Goodbye, Mike. Elizabeth Warren wiped the floor in the debate last night. Not only did she dismantle Bloomberg — I cannot stress how much of a billionaire buffoon he looked like during the debate — but she and Klobuchar joined forces to rip off Buttigieg’s head. One of Warren’s best moments, however, came when she took Klobuchar down a peg on her shitty healthcare plan:
Liz Warren attacks Klobuchar's healthcare plan, says it's only two paragraphs long.— FIRST NEWS (@FIRSTNEWSGLOBAL) February 20, 2020
Hell, she went after them all on healthcare, including Bernie.
Elizabeth Warren is taking no prisoners pic.twitter.com/2Gsm6EVYMP— Acyn Torabi (@Acyn) February 20, 2020
It was a fantastic night, and Warren proved beyond a doubt that she could trounce Donald Trump in the general.
Warren's tactic of tearing out Bloomberg's organs one by one is calculated to demonstrate what she'd do to Trump. "You like what I did to this New York billionaire? Lemme get at the stupid one."— The Rude Pundit (@rudepundit) February 20, 2020
No one has talked to Bloomberg like that..in..his..life. Dude paid hundreds of millions to get son’d like that. https://t.co/PpPbjxYPDs— Jeffrey Wright (@jfreewright) February 20, 2020
Amy Klobuchar is about to prosecute Elizabeth Warren for murdering Mike Bloomberg.— jelani cobb (@jelani9) February 20, 2020
His soul left his body about an hour ago. https://t.co/CU6ztqVQK7— Kevin M. Kruse (@KevinMKruse) February 20, 2020
It was immensely satisfying, and to wake up this morning and see #WarrenfortheWin and #PresidentElizabethWarren trending on Twitter is giving me hope, at least until Nevada’s caucus results on Saturday, because Bernie did fine last night. He didn’t hurt himself. I’m not going to trick myself into believing that Warren is the frontrunner again, but she put on a hell of a show last night, raised a ton of money, and put herself right back in this race. There’s another debate next week, and I cannot f**king wait.
I also love how thirsty Julián is for that VP slot (he’d be perfect!).
Now imagine Elizabeth Warren doing that to Donald Trump in October. #PresidentElizabethWarren— Julián Castro (@JulianCastro) February 20, 2020