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Gov. Patrick Protects Warren, Jumps in Front of Oncoming Question

At a press conference for Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick leaps in front of an oncoming question about her claims of Native American heritage:




Gov. Patrick replied, “On behalf of the people of the Commonwealth, we don’t care about that subject.”

Got that? The governor of Massachusetts believes his authority extends to deciding what the people of his state care about and don’t care about.

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