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

evie10 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 11:13 PM
Warren is not completely stupid - she listed herself as native american until she got tenure and then there was too much to risk to be fired over that one. Same is true about lying about this sort of an issue as a member of congress.

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...