A liberal newspaper in her home state has declared it’s time for Elizabeth Warren to either put up or shut up when it comes to claims of Native American heritage.
The editorial board at The Berkshire Eagle, which endorsed Warren in 2012, has a simple message for her: “Spit into a tube, wait a few weeks, and get her answer.”
Saying her claims amount to Warren’s “Achilles’ heel,” the editors have suggested it’s time for a genetic test.
“The same technology that can match a perpetrator to a crime with virtual 100-percent certainty could settle the question of her heritage for all time,” they wrote.
“There are now so many commercial DNA heritage-tracking labs in business that they advertise on television. The going rate for one of the most popular tests is $99. All the senator needs to do is spit into a tube, wait a few weeks, and get her answer.”
— Ford O'Connell (@FordOConnell) March 7, 2018
Warren recently doubled down on claims that she has Native American heritage, but denied using it to advance her career at Harvard.
“You won’t find my family members on any rolls, and I’m not enrolled in a tribe,” she admitted, adding “I never used my family tree to get a break or get ahead. I never used it to advance my career.”
The Berkshire Eagle isn’t the first entity to suggest Warren take a simple DNA test to prove her claims.
Independent U.S. Senate candidate Shiva Ayyadurai has been relentlessly hounding Warren over her false claims. His campaign slogan is itself a direct shot at Warren – “Only a real Indian can defeat a fake Indian.”
Ayyadurai actually sent her a DNA test in the mail …
— Dr. SHIVA Ayyadurai,PhD(M.I.T.) Inventor of Email (@va_shiva) July 2, 2017
Former senator Scott Brown also previously suggested a DNA test to prove that Warren is part Cherokee.
The Massachusetts senator has denounced such tactics as being racial slurs. Will she now attack the liberal Berkshire Eagle, a paper that actually endorsed her, for the same reason?
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