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Warren rigs loop of ‘overflow line in Iowa’ to make it seem bigger. People are laughing … and crying.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren was knocked down a few pegs after an apparent attempt to boast about the size of a crowd waiting to see her.

The Massachusetts Democrat kicked off her 2020 presidential campaign with an event Friday night as part of a 3-day tour of Iowa.

The planned speeches and meet-and-greets with voters this weekend comes on the heels of Warren’s announcement last week that she was forming an exploratory committee for a presidential run in 2020. Her attention-getting video in which she bashed President Donald Trump as well as Fox News was quickly overshadowed by her attempt to be cool in an Instagram video live stream as she cracked open a beer and spoke to viewers.

The Democrat whom Trump has affectionately dubbed “Pocahontas” because of her claims of Native American ancestry kicked off her weekend trip with a stop at McCoy’s Bar Patio and Grill in Council Bluffs, according to ABC News.

She suffered some technical issues while speaking at The Gathering Room.

But her video of the line of people waiting to see her earned her a heaping dose of mockery on Twitter.

She touted the first event and the “first overflow line in Iowa!” in a tweet with a video that left many heads spinning, literally.

The high-speed video of the purported “overflow line” was played on a repetitive loop every few seconds, giving the appearance of a large crowd waiting in line.

A photo shot at the scene showed what the line allegedly looked like.

The speed of the video was roundly criticized, however, inducing concerns on social media that some viewers could have seizures watching it.

Many Twitter users mocked Warren’s breathless excitement over the crowd, comparing it to the packed arenas greeting Trump at his rallies.

Others just criticized the would-be 2020 contender for the video sleight of hand.

 

Frieda Powers

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