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May 29, 2012

Are Democrats Pondering Dumping Fauxcahontas?

It has to be on their minds, of course, so the question is rhetorical.

The real question is how seriously they're considering it.

If Ms. DeFranco [Warren's last remaining Democratic rival for the nomination] clears one more hurdle — winning 15 percent of the delegate vote at the state Democratic convention in Springfield next Saturday — she will secure a spot on the primary ballot, giving Ms. Warren, a nationally known consumer advocate, an unwanted distraction from her anticipated showdown with Senator Scott P. Brown, the Republican incumbent.

The very liberal San Francisco Chronicle ran an column ridiculing her claims:

I also believe that Warren was too smart to not know that she was 31 times more white than Native American. She's too smart to not know that the designation could help her career, while taking pressure off Harvard Law to hire a real minority. But she was not so liberal that she cared.

She isn't Cherokee at all, dude.


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