Canadian academic critical of US senator's DNA claim to Indigenous identity
Oct 17, 2018, 00:45
Trump's mockery of liberal Senator Elizabeth Warren's claim to have Native American blood has finally boiled up from a freaky political sideshow to full-blown White House obsession.
Colbert added, calling back to Trump's initial speech when he claimed Warren would like refuse the test, "Well, Mr. President, she didn't say no".
He noted that Warren, whom he referred to as "Pocahontas (the bad version)", is "getting slammed".
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the rare step Monday of releasing DNA test results examining her possible Native American ancestry, in apparent response to persistent criticism from President Trump and other Republicans.
Concluding her thread of tweets, Warren warned the the midterm elections, in which Democrats are forecasted to make gains in the House of Representatives, are fast approaching.
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"We appreciate Senator Warren's push to bring awareness to violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and families, who all too often are invisible to most Americans", NIWRC responded in a statement on its website. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) made a "mockery" out of DNA tests and tribal nations.
At the time, Warren initially denied knowledge of how she became identified as a minority professor at Harvard.
On the same day Warren released her DNA results, a federal judge in Boston began hearing a lawsuit challenging Harvard's admissions policies, which pretty clearly measure applicants of different races with sharply different yardsticks. Warren had already suggested that Trump's promised donation go to the centre. I say that with respect, but you would. "That will not be something I enjoy doing either".
"He's trying to do what he always does to women who scare him: call us names, attack us personally, shrink us down to feel better about himself", Warren said on Twitter. Whether you love Warren or loathe her should depend on her ideas and ideals, her deeds and words - not on her genetic ancestry.
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