The Warren bubble has burst. Two months ago, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was rocketing to the top of the presidential polls, at one point tying former Vice President Joe Biden for first place nationally and leading in both Iowa and New Hampshire. But she’s been in freefall for several weeks following the release of a controversial plan for financing Medicare for All, the single-payer health-care system championed by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Where did it all go wrong? Some argue that Warren’s big mistake was in publishing any plan to pay for MFA at all. The reality, however, is that Warren isn’t falling because she planned too much, but rather because she didn’t plan carefully enough.
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