May 11, 2017

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To Those Who Persist

In January of this year, Senator Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts was silenced on the floor of the Senate for criticizing the attorney general nominee, Jeff Sessions.  Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell explained that she was warned that she was violating a rarely used rule, and that rather than quitting her speech, "she persisted."  See the full story here.  Since that time, countless articles, memes, and tweets using the mantra, "Nevertheless, she persisted" as the battle cry, have been created.  I have…