Elizabeth Warren is understandably in desperate need of support.

Her brutal loss in Iowa and even more cataclysmic defeat in New Hampshire has left her lacking in the necessary momentum to raise funds or rouse voters in the upcoming Nevada caucus and South Carolina primary.

Now, her only option is to put on a brave face and try and convince those who are still considering voting for her that everything is absolutely totes fine no issues here at all.

And that's exactly what she did when she appeared inexplicably beaming on MSNBC to talk about the disastrous New Hampshire result.

She began by explaining that people are still queueing up to take a selfie with her, which we're unsure will translate into any kind of meaningful support but OK.

Warren then got herself into a bit of a pickle when she tried to prove that people are still with her:

A young woman came up by herself and she said: 'I'm a broke college student, with a lot of student loan debt,' and she said 'I've checked and I have $6 in the bank, so I just gave $3 to keep you in this fight'.

Warren seems to completely miss the tragic nature of this story, and goes on to say:

That's what we've got to do. We've got to stay in this fight with people who are counting on us.

It's clear what she's trying to do here, but the optics of taking a broke student's last few dollars, which could the difference between Pot Noodles and a real meal to her and absolutely nothing comparatively to Warren, has not gone down well.

Warren actually tweeted the clip herself, presumably without thinking about how bad a look it actually is.

The irony of this coming from a candidate with socialist-adjacent views on wealth redistribution did not go unnoticed... The Warren campaign raised $21m in the last quarter of 2019 alone.

To be fair, Warren didn't actually say she'd taken the $3. Here's hoping she just omitted the fact that she, of course, gave it back to the broke student and offered to buy her lunch too.

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