Why, you might wonder, would syndicated columnist and Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer fully and happily endorse a progressive Democrat for president?
The answer lies in what the plugged-in pundit feels would be the outcome of any election in which Elizabeth Warren is the Democrat candidate — a sure and certain win for the Republican contender for the White House in 2016.
Warren, currently a leading “populist” voice as one of Massachusetts’ two Democrat senators, is being urged to run for the presidency by quite a few hard-left groups. As The Daily Caller reports, MoveOn.org plans to spend $1 million to mobilize grassroots support for Warren in Iowa and New Hampshire.
More than 81 percent of MoveOn’s members support a Warren candidacy.
Warren is a progressive favorite, who many would like to see challenge frontrunner Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.
Warren has repeatedly said she won’t run, and her current prospects appear none too bright. A brand new Monmouth University Poll finds her trailing far behind Hillary Clinton:
When asked to name who they would like to see as the next Democrat nominee for president, nearly half (48%) of Democrats and Democratic leaning voters volunteer Hillary Clinton.
No other candidate registers in double digits. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is named by 6%….
By clicking on the video above, you can watch an almost gleeful Charles Krauthammer declare his all-out support for an Elizabeth Warren candidacy, declaring, “It would be a festival if you’re a conservative.”
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