February 22, 2020 - Warren Jabs at Opponents’ Masculinity at Campaign Event

At a Seattle campaign event, Warren jokes about Bloomberg’s height, telling the audience that a “big problem” is coming to Seattle and adding, “not a tall one, but a big one.” She also suggests that Trump will be too scared to debate her. She says (and later tweets), “I think there’s a 50/50 chance that Donald Trump looks at debating me and doesn’t even show up. He ain’t that brave.” She directly challenges any idea that a woman cannot beat Trump and says, “I’m ready for that man.” Derision of short stature and fear are evidence of emasculation strategies.