Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the Iowa State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Remember when Senator Elizabeth Warren was claiming that she was fired from her job as a special needs teacher because she was pregnant?
She told the story during the Democratic debate — even putting it in a tweet — about a principle that didn’t invite her back to teach because she was “visibly pregnant.” Nevertheless, she persisted, Warren told us.
It was all bunk, of course. Warren herself said she didn’t have the necessary certificates and upon trying to get them, decided that this kind of career wasn’t for her. Still, she likes to pretend that if it wasn’t for misogyny, she’d still be a special needs teacher today.
But for a would-be special needs teacher, Warren doesn’t seem to know how to deal with special needs people according to some footage that was just released.
In a video, Warren can be seen on stage addressing what seems to be students. A student is selected to come up and ask a question, and it turns out to be a young black man who clearly has a mental disability. His question is filled with disjointed words and phrasing, and despite being asked to repeat it twice, it makes absolutely no sense.
Regardless, you can hear his fellow students cheering him on in a show of support.
At this juncture, Warren could have brought the man in and helped him get his question out properly. She could have taken the time to understand him better and make him feel important. Instead, Warren dismisses the man.
“Okay,” said Warren, clearly uncomfortable as the man walks away.
“Alright,” she said as she waved goodbye.
This clip has wrecked me for the day. Elizabeth Warren didn't have a plan for how to speak to this young man. pic.twitter.com/Fa3Ol3YMrG
— Tommy X-TrumpIsARacist-opher (@tommyxtopher) October 22, 2019
As many have noted after watching this clip, this isn’t the behavior of someone who has any kind of special needs training at all. In fact, Warren looked absolutely clueless as to handle the situation.
We likely got a little bit more insight into the dishonesty of Elizabeth Warren.