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Wow: Warren Now Says She Self-Identified as Native American to...Make Friends

the_hooterdog Wrote: May 03, 2012 3:44 PM
This is another example of the insanity of the Left. They have spent the past 50 years blaming all the world's woes on the white man that they engage in all sorts of mental gymnastics in order to distance themselves from the very people group to which they belong. Let's give Warren the benefit of the doubt and say she is 1/32 Cherokee Indian. In her mind, that makes her a "minority." Even though she is as WASPy as they come, that great-great-great-great father being an Indian takes Warren out of the evil class of Caucasians and she can claim that she's one of the oppressed minorities. Again, Liberals don't give a crap about the content of one's character. The only thing that matters is the color of one's skin. . .or some trace genetic link

A surreal update to my item from yesterday, which posed two questions about the curious case of Elizabeth Warren, alleged "Native American."  The first: If Warren never, ever, ever would have exploited her possible heritage for career advancement, why did Warren classify herself as a Native American in 1986?  The second: Why did she remove that label nine years later -- after she'd achieved tenure at Harvard?  Yesterday evening, the candidate answered both curiosities.  I swear I am not making this up:
 

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