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"Sacaja-Whiner": Elizabeth Warren and the Oppression Olympics

RMEKRNL Wrote: May 06, 2012 4:51 PM
I am part Cherokee, too, according to my dad and granddad, and am also fiercely proud of that, but I don't look Native American, am not an official member of the Cherokee Nation, and have gone through school in achieving three degrees and through life in general by listing myself as white or Caucasian, not by filling anybody's affirmative action slot. Ms. Warren should do the same. And so far as Haaaah-vahd goes, the more my attention is directed to some of its graduates -- Warren, Obama, Kagan -- the more I doubt it still warrants its previously prestigious position. Maybe Yale IS better.
Elizabeth Warren is the Harvard law professor running for Senate in Massachusetts as a Democratic populist-progressive champion. But don't call her "Elizabeth Warren." Call her "Pinocchio-hontas," "Chief Full-of-Lies," "Running Joke" or "Sacaja-whiner."

Warren has claimed questionable Native American minority status for years to reap career "diversity" benefits. Now, Cherokee leaders, campaign rival GOP Sen. Scott Brown and an army of Twitter detractors have called her out for gaming the racial-preference system. Live by identity politics, die by identity politics.

The Boston Herald reported last Friday that Harvard administrators "prominently touted Warren's Native American background ... in an effort to bolster their diversity hiring...