Warren Doubles Down on Releasing DNA Data — Refuses to Apologize for Playing up Native American Heritage

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In the days since Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released the data from a DNA test she took, which showed she could be anywhere from 1/64 percent to 1/1024 percent Native American, she has received harsh criticism for playing up her connection to Native Americans.

In a recent interview with the Boston Globe’s editorial board, Warren is defending the test because she wants to fight back against the numerous jokes that have been made, especially from President Donald Trump.

“I have an election,” Warren told the editorial board. “Donald Trump goes in front of crowds multiple times a week to attack me. Both of my opponents have made the same attack. I got this analysis back, and I made it public.”

Although it appears the plan backfired because the jokes and memes from Trump, and many others, have not stopped since it appears she overly-exaggerated her heritage:

Warren expressed regret regarding the wording about identifying as a Native American while she was a law professor, but did not say she was wrong in doing so.

“There’s a distinction between citizenship and ancestry. I wish I had been more mindful of that distinction. The tribes and only the tribes determine citizenship,” she said. “It’s their right as a matter of sovereignty, and they exercise that in the ways they choose to exercise it. I respect that distinction.”

After the release of the test, Chuck Hoskin Jr., the Cherokee Nation Secretary of State, said in a statement that Warren was insulting their people.

“Using a DNA test to lay claim to any connection to the Cherokee Nation or any tribal nation, even vaguely, is inappropriate and wrong,” he said.

According to Warren, while she does have cousins who are tribal citizens, she wished she was clearer on her heritage.

“The distinction is: I’m not a citizen, never have claimed to be, and I wish I had been more mindful of that 30 years ago,” she said. “I wish I had been clearer about that — been more mindful, is the word.”

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Mark Kiley
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Well I think it proves she is TransNative. Does this mean she gets to use Cherokee Bathrooms?

KhyberRifle
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KhyberRifle

I might have her number: unfaithful in her first marriage, once a republican but fell gravely ill, told an untold number of documented lies to her constituency, pudding proved good and white, her heritage and political breeding gimmicked

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I’m not an Indian either

Hahaha…she is no longer Fauxcahontas, now she’s Pocahonkey!

Screwtape
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Screwtape

The big question is will she run as the first Native American president? According to polls (for what those are worth) she’s in the single-digits for being the Dim choice, but at least she beats Porn Star Lawyer.

Anonymous
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But as long as she “identifies” as Native American it’s all good…..right?

Richard
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Richard

Anyone can identify as anything they want. It’s a free country. But it’s my impression she no longer identifies as Native American. You are politicizing the crap out of this, and it’s shameful.

Glenn
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Glenn

You have 2 comments on this…both sound ridiculous. You seem to be choking on a very large mouthful of foot and koolaid.

Anonymous
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Anonymous

You have made 2 comments on this…both sound ridiculous. You seem to be choking on a very large mouthful of foot and koolaid.

Anonymous
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As a card carrying tribal member, I have enjoyed the hilarity of listening to the Senator falsely claiming Native heritage…….The real problem is that the left has been so silent when they should have been criticizing her cultural appropriation for the last few years. If you defend her you are… Read more »

Richard
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Richard

She *does* have Native DNA. The test proves it. Are you some kind of science denier?

Anonymous
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The comparison was not even with Native American blood. She was compared to a population of Mexican, Ecuadorian, and Puruvian decent. So it’s not valid. At least have your facts straight

Eric DeRosa
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Eric DeRosa

Her DNA was compared to DNA samples from Colombia, Mexico, and Peru.
And then at best she is somewhere between 1/64 and 1/1024 native of some type. Which means the rest of her is something else.
Cultural appropriation is the correct word that applies here.

Davewilco
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Davewilco

I really don’t remember laughing this much over something political in my life. Fake Warren please make more statements so the laughs can keep rolling in.

Otisamsonite
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Otisamsonite

Haha! Penis-obsessed monkey-spank ‘we know who’ defends Elizabitch Liar Warren. I’m sure that endorsement will help her ooze into the White House.

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