Dem Voter: When I Hear Warren Talk, ‘I Want to Slap Her’

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) should keep her distance from Democratic voter Janice Williamson.

"When I hear her talk, I want to slap her, even if I agree with her," Williamson, a Massachusetts resident, told FiveThirtyEight.

Williamson was attending a campaign event for South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg when FiveThirtyEight asked her about several 2020 Democratic candidates. She expressed interest in Buttigieg because she considers him electable.

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Buttigieg has surged to first place in Iowa according to a new Des Moines Register/CNN poll. He leads the pack by 9 points while Warren, Biden, and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) are in a close battle for second. Despite his lead in Iowa, Buttigieg is in fourth place nationally, according to the RealClearPolitics polling average.

Despite Williamson's hostility, Warren currently leads in Massachusetts.

Williamson also said she liked former vice president Joe Biden but felt he was too old to be president.