Warren, according to the display of arcane rules, was impugning the reputation of a Senator, and her rebuke is that she will not be allowed to speak during the debate on Sessions.
Following the shocking silencing of Sen. Elizabeth Warren last night (and when you think about it, Coretta Scott King), Twitter went wild ride and a trending phrase — from Mitch hisself — resulted, Nevertheless she persisted.
"She was warned. She was given an explanation. #NeverthelessShePersisted” History of feminism,civil rights, gay rights in 1 phrase
— Susan Getgood (@sgetgood) February 8, 2017
You can search Twitter for many, Many, MANY more examples. He gave the Left, and especially women a rallying cry.
We’ve long said that McConnell has a brilliant grasp of the tools of his trade; he’s a tactician that can execute a nearly decade-long blockade of a sitting administration.
But McConnell is not a person of vision nor a strategist: every time he pulls one of these stunts against Warren, she gets stronger. He tried to stop Warren from being the first Consumer Protection Bureau administrator, she became a Senator. Mitch might have just propelled her into running for the White House.