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Boston Herald: Elizabeth Warren Won’t List Herself as Massachusetts’ First Native American U.S. Senator

beowulfe Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 9:29 AM
As I reported previously, the reason why she won't list herself as Native American is because she knows if the Senate Historical Office does the background check, they'll find out she's the granddaughter of Josef Mengele. True story.

You can’t have it both ways, Professor. Well, actually, that’s not entirely true: if you’re a Democrat representing the People’s Republic of Massachusetts -- apparently you can:

Despite repeated claims she is “proud” of her Cherokee heritage, newly minted U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is keeping that pride under wraps and won’t be taking advantage of a chance to officially list herself as the Bay State’s first Native American U.S. senator.

Aides said Warren, who describes herself as part Cherokee and part Delaware Indian, won’t contact historians at the Senate Historical Office to tell them she’s Native American. The office...