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May 31, 2012

Elizabeth "Fauxcahontas" Warren: Yeah, I lied When I Said I Didn't Tell Harvard I Was A High-Cheekboned American

She's not an honest injun.

At some point after I was hired by them, I . . . provided that information to the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard, she said in a statement issued by her campaign. My Native American heritage is part of who I am, Im proud of it and I have been open about it.

Warrens statement is her first acknowledgment that she identified herself as Native American to the Ivy League schools. While she has said she identified herself as a minority in a legal directory, she has carefully avoided any suggestion during the last month that she took further actions to promote her purported heritage.

When the issue first surfaced last month, Warren said she only learned Harvard was claiming her as a minority when she read it in the Boston Herald.

Scott Brown is a lucky, lucky man.

The bigger issue which we should look at is the race spoils system in this country. Why is the government collecting data on people's race in this country when it's an almost meaningless concept in a multi-ethnic, multi-racial society such as ours. Almost everyone has a little of this, a little of that in their family tree (well, not Warren, she's straight up white it turns out). Why is the government interested in this? How much is enough or not enough to qualify for special status? You'd think we'd be working to move beyond the "one drop" standard yet the liberal-grievance industry seems hell bent on dragging us back there.


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