Self-Described 'Real Indian' Offers Abrasive Challenge to Elizabeth Warren - 2017-07-14
There's zero doubt that Republicans all over the country dislike Senator Elizabeth Warren with a particular passion. And though they are loath to admit it, many probably fear her as a potential 2020 presidential candidate.
That is feeding strong interest in making Warren's 2018 reelection a very difficult — if not disastrous — political experience for her. And at least one GOP challenger has emerged who is guaranteed to pull no punches: computer scientist and entrepreneur Shiva Ayyadurai.
The 53-year-old career gadfly and Trump fan, who has four degrees from MIT, has been running for the Senate since March. But he really burst onto the national political scene this week in an appearance on Fox Business, when the immigrant who left Mumbai for America at the age of 7 offered the quip (as described by the Washington Examiner) that will likely be the centerpiece of his campaign against Warren: