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Surprise: Elizabeth Warren Refuses to Explain Heritage Claims at the DNC

DocForesight Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 12:48 PM
marc -- I'm not a psychologist (and don't play one on TV, either) but it seems to me from simple observation of people that Lizzy Warren, and people like her who have to concoct imaginary affiliations in order to "fit in", are very insecure at their core. And we sure don't need that kind of person in a position of power and influence in government.
LastStand Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 1:28 PM
"but it seems to me from simple observation of people that Lizzy Warren, and people like her who have to concoct imaginary affiliations in order to "fit in", are very insecure at their core"

I think you are being FAR too kind.
Insecurity has nothing to do with it.

She's a liar, an opportunist, and a fraud, plain and simple.

She knew that by making her claim, the school would be able to check a box in a survey.
She set it up as a "quid pro quo" so that both the school and herself would get what they wanted.

As an obligatory follow-up to my post earlier today, it appears US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren is steadfastly refusing to confirm or deny allegations she purposefully lied about her ethnic heritage in order to bolster her academic career. The Boston Herald reports:

Elizabeth Warren, scrambling to shift focus from her ongoing Cherokee scandal, dismissed demands from Native Americans who want her to explain her heritage claims in her first appearance at the Democratic National Convention this morning.

“I’ve answered those questions, what I’m here to talk about (is) what’s happening to America’s working class...