Skip to comments.Elizabeth Warren Under Fire as Campaign Surrogate’s Racist, Homophobic Tweets Come to Light
Posted on 10/15/2019 6:50:46 PM PDT by Conserv
Massachusetts Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is being heavily criticized for failing to vet a high-profile campaign surrogate with a history of making homophobic, racist, misogynistic and xenophobic comments on social media.
Activist Ashlee Marie Preston was featured in a Warren campaign video released October 10. In that video, Preston explains that shes a Warren Democrat because I am not afraid of the fight.
The video released by Twitter account @TeamWarren is captioned:
🙌@AshleeMPreston is a #WarrenDemocrat, and so are we. Together, were fighting so that all women of color have a voice in our democracy.
Preston also promoted the far-right conspiracy theory that Mexican nationals receive free health care in the United States.
Sorry, I have to defend her here.
This is true.
It is not a far-right conspiracy theory.
Illegal aliens get treated at ERs under fake names and never pay the bill.
That’s free healthcare.
No way to track them down without a SS#.
Warren pays this person to speak for her campaign.
Any idea when he decided to become a she?
Some of those tweets are from 8 years ago.
A campaign surrogate is another politician, celebrity or person of influence, campaigning on a candidates behalf. According to Eric Kasper, a political science professor at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire, its an old practice dating back to the early days of politics.
Thanks for posting that.
Any Twosome Newsome gave them medicaid.
Not just emergency visits.
Thanks for the info.
That was recent, her tweets are dated.
I’m sure it’s an old practice: there is nothing new under the sun. I just wasn’t clear on what the terminology denoted.
Just imagine if Trump had someone with that twitter history working for him.
The media would have a field day. Hell, the media goes after people over tweets they made while in high school.
She is a White Privileged Woman just like Liz. I have to say, all the rallies Liz shows are filled with 95% White people
Preston, originally from Louisville, Kentucky, left her home town at age 19, moving to Los Angeles where she transitioned, and experienced a period of homelessness and sex work. She began doing drugs and was sexually assaulted. Speaking to Vice, “the drugs were a social lubricant that numbed my conscious to the demoralizing things that were done to me out of survival. It all went hand in hand.”
Not specific when or if he has had his junk cut off.
Obviously had air bags installed.
I read an article early on that blacks and the LGBT community were not responding to the Warren campaign and the campaign needed to reach out to them. I hope hiring him/her was not the effort to reach out; if so I am assuming it is an epic fail.
You really can’t make some of this stuff up...
Can you be a White Privileged Woman if you’re a Black Man? Honestly, in today’s environment, I don’t see why not ... but maybe I missed a memo.
The whole thing is just too weird for me.
And in other news, water is wet and the pope is catholic. OK, so maybe the latter isn't true anymore.
Makes me glad I never did.
Astroglide and meth lubricated the rest.
Preston, originally from Louisville, Kentucky,
and originally a man (they kind of left that out)
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