A group of 300 former Obama campaign staffers has written an open letter urging Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) to throw her hat in the 2016 presidential race.
The letter, posted on readyforwarren.com, entitled “We helped elect Barack Obama — now we’re calling on Elizabeth Warren to run in 2016,” refers to how Warren, like Obama in 2008, seems like an unlikely option who does not have much of a chance to get the nomination, let alone win the presidency.
The text below:
We believed in an unlikely candidate who no one thought had a chance.
We worked for him — and against all odds, we won in Iowa.
We organized like no campaign had organized before — and won the Democratic primary.
We built a movement — and the country elected the first-ever African American president.
We know that the improbable is far from impossible.
Now, former staffers from President Obama’s campaigns, along with former staffers from OFA, are joining with the thousands of Americans who are calling on Elizabeth Warren to run for president in 2016.
Rising income inequality is the challenge of our times, and we want someone who will stand up for working families and take on the Wall Street banks and special interests that took down our economy.
“Ready for Warren” is a group whose goal is to encourage Warren to run for president, just as the “Ready for Hillary” group has been doing the same for President Obama’s former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
[h/t The Weekly Standard]
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