The Campaign Spot

Election-driven news and views . . . by Jim Geraghty.

Elizabeth Warren, a.k.a. Martha Coakley 2.0


The Massachusetts state GOP puts out a web video on Elizabeth Warren, sudden self-proclaimed Native American, entitled “Fraudster.”

I expect to see the footage of Warren claiming, “A picture of my grandfather . . . had high cheekbones, like all of the Indians do” over and over again this year.

To refresh, Warren was identified as a minority at University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School, and by the Association of American Law Schools from 1986 to 1995. She claims she listed herself as a Native American merely to get an invitation to a “luncheon,” even though the Native American Association at Harvard there is no record of her ever participating in their events.

Somewhere Martha Coakley is watching all of this and exclaiming, “Wow, what an awful politician.”

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