Nicholas Wu USA TODAY
WASHINGTON – Former Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., sparred over the future of the Democratic Party at the second Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, Mich.
Warren has staked out a position on the progressive wing of the party. Delaney has claimed the moderate center.
At one point during the debate, Delaney criticized progressives for proposing ideas that are “dead on arrival” or that “will never happen.”
“I don’t understand why anybody goes to all the trouble of running for president of the United States just to talk about what we really can’t do and shouldn’t fight for,” she said to the audience's applause. “I don't get it.”
Some time afterward, Delaney's Wikipedia page was vandalized to say he had died at the Democratic debate at the hands of Warren. Ken Klippenstein of progressive media outlet The Young Turks noted the change, which was quickly changed back and protected from future revisions, according to Wikipedia's editing logs.