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Sun Jul 12, 2015, 10:44 PM

 

If this is true, then Elizabeth Warren will enter the presidential race.

Last edited Sun Jul 12, 2015, 11:51 PM - Edit history (1)

I got this email;

Elizabeth Warren info@elizabethwarren.com via bounce.bluestatedigital.com

"to me

Happy anniversary, Bruce!

'Me',

By the time I was 30, I thought my life was settled. Granted, not quite what Id expected but settled. I was a single mom with two little kids, and Id just started teaching law in Houston. I thought I knew what my life would look like forever.

And then I met a guy named Bruce.

One summer, Mother, Daddy and Aunt Bee watched the kids so I could go to an intensive course on economics. At the end of the row in front of me, I spotted Bruce a young professor from Massachusetts who specialized in legal history of the American Revolution. A lot of people might think that two young law professors would be drawn together because they wanted to talk about law all the time. Nope: I fell in love with Bruce because he had great legs. Really. He was gorgeous.

By lunch on that first day, Id found out that Bruce had spent his summers through college teaching tennis, so I bounced up to him and cheerfully asked if he would give me tennis lessons. Bruce later admitted that he was sort of appalled. But he was exceptionally sweet and polite, so I set up a time to meet him on the courts after that days last session, never noticing his lack of enthusiasm.

Bruce and I are very different people. If Im a hard-charging, go-to-the-mat-for-whatever-you-believe kind of person. Bruce is more of a quiet, scholarly, camping-out-in-the-archives-poring-over-an-old-legal-manuscript kind.

Years later, over a great deal of beer, Bruce confessed that I wasnt just pretty bad at tennis, I was terrible. I was his Worst Student Ever. I hit balls everywhere: over fences, over hedges, over buildings. Once I had a weapon in my hand, I gave it everything I had.

Bruce tells his own version of the story, but I figure the details dont really matter. Bruce loved me anyway, and I was completely crazy about him. When I proposed to him, he said yes. I bought a sundress that could double as a wedding gown, and 35 years ago today, I married Bruce.

Bruce has about a million good qualities, but I want to mention one: Throughout my career, and all the unexpected twists and turns, Bruce has been my biggest supporter. He has never once discouraged me from taking on a fight. Whenever Ive been angry about the damage the big banks and powerful interests were doing to families all across the country, Bruce has always encouragingly asked: So what are you going to do about it? Hes always believed that if I wanted people to listen to my ideas, I might as well shout from the highest mountain I could find.

Without Bruce, I never wouldve undertaken most of the adventures in my life. This anniversary, Ill celebrate living in America where everyone can marry their own Bruce their best friend, biggest supporter, and love of their life.

Thanks for reading this mushy email. And happy anniversary, Sweetie! I love you.

Elizabeth"



On edit, I guess the comments are right about it's their anniversary but 'rolling out' one's family is the start of the start of some political runs.

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Reply If this is true, then Elizabeth Warren will enter the presidential race. (Original post)
greiner3 Jul 2015 OP
arcane1 Jul 2015 #1
BooScout Jul 2015 #2
NJCher Jul 2015 #3
99th_Monkey Jul 2015 #4
sadoldgirl Jul 2015 #5
sheshe2 Jul 2015 #6
zipplewrath Jul 2015 #7

Response to greiner3 (Original post)

Sun Jul 12, 2015, 10:47 PM

1. If what is true? That it's her anniversary?

 

She posted it on Facebook too, with a couple of adorable photos

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Response to greiner3 (Original post)

Sun Jul 12, 2015, 10:52 PM

2. Is there some secret code that I'm missing....

Because all I got out of it that it was her anniversary and Bruce had really nice legs.

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Response to greiner3 (Original post)

Sun Jul 12, 2015, 10:52 PM

3. I think it means

That if this mess with the banks running everything isn't taken care of, she will step in. That doesn't mean right now, but when she figures the time might be right.

I knew nothing of Elizabeth Warren's partner in life. Now I know, and I'm happy she has someone who is worthy of her.


Cher

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Response to NJCher (Reply #3)

Sun Jul 12, 2015, 10:57 PM

4. +10 ~nt~

 

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Response to greiner3 (Original post)

Sun Jul 12, 2015, 11:05 PM

5. Forget it, please

She has found her place and her reason
for advocacy. She knows now how to use her influence
without looking for the WH.
I hope to see her as the leader in the senate. because
that will be her strength .

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Response to greiner3 (Original post)

Mon Jul 13, 2015, 12:02 AM

7. I get it

Yeah, I know what you're thinking. But in the end it's just a fund raising email.

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