The Democratic National Convention tonight is pinning its hopes on the shredded credibility of Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, who has been caught telling so many blatant lies during the course of her campaign she has become a national laughing stock.
When she gives her speech introducing former President Bill Clinton this evening, she's expected to make a series of attacks on the Republican candidates. The problem this presents for Democrats is simple. Will anyone who's not a hard core left-wing radical believe a word she says?
The public humiliation of Ms. Warren began when the Boston Herald reported that she had, since the 1980s and well into the 1990s "checked the affirmative action box" and claimed Native American ancestry, despite no credible evidence to support that claim.
Even the reliably liberal Boston Globe, which originally promoted the false meme that she was 1/32 Cherokee, was forced to recant, and called on Ms. Warren to fess up.
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