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Racial Preferences: Unfair and Ridiculous

itriedthemall Wrote: May 07, 2012 8:28 AM
Wow! What an insult you just gave to Blacks and Mexicans! Do you really believe that they can't live up to and compete with the white race? I am pretty sure most can. Your statement sounds extremely bigoted to me.

Washington Post editorial writer and liberal blogger Jonathan Capehart is puzzled. Why does the "non-issue" of Harvard Law professor and Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren's Native American ancestry "require so much attention?" he asked last week.

When Warren was teaching at Pennsylvania, Texas and Houston law schools, she identified herself as Indian -- or, to be politically correct, Native American.

Then she was hired at Harvard and dropped the Native American from her biographical description. Harvard Law today says it has one faculty member of Native American heritage. But it won't say which one.

Capehart argues that...