Friday, June 01, 2012

Elizabeth Warren Questions Are Not Frivolous

They go to the heart of her character and credibility.
When the Herald first broke the story of Warren’s claim of Cherokee roots, she insisted that the first she knew of Harvard’s touting her as a minority hire was when she read it in our paper.
That turns out not to be true.

In fact, there were at least two instances discovered in which a Harvard spokesman had referred to her Native American heritage, leading the author of a Fordham Law Review piece to call her Harvard Law’s first “woman of color.” This week The Boston Globe located documents in Harvard’s library that confirmed during the times Warren was on the law school faculty the school listed a female Native American professor in statistics it supplied to the federal government.
Meanwhile, Elizabeth Warren has kicked her fairy tale up a notch, claiming that her mother's imaginary Cherokee ancestry was an impediment to her parents' marriage.
She revealed that her parents eloped because of tensions between their two families over her mother’s ancestry.

Her family is not known to have an official affiliation or any registration with an Indian tribe, and any sparse indications that a great-great-great grandmother had Cherokee blood would fall short of federal guidelines that would grant Warren minority status. Warren was born and raised in Oklahoma.

Update: has uncovered evidence that seems to contradict Elizabeth Warren's elopement fable.
Breitbart News has obtained a copy of what it believes to be Warrens' parents’ marriage certificate from Hughes County, Oklahoma, dated January 4, 1932. The marriage took place in Holdenville, Oklahoma, the county seat, located approximately 14 miles from Wetumka, Oklahoma, which both the 21-year-old groom, Donald J. Herring, and 19-year-old bride, Pauline Reed, declared as their residence.


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