Sen. Brown Calls On Elisabeth Warren To Come Clean over claiming to be a minority

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    Scott Brown calls on Warren camp to ‘come clean’ - BostonHerald.com

    I think this does have a bit of traction nationally. However, I do not think it will make a big difference here locally and local is what really matters.

    What do you guys on the USMB think about it?
     
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    Being an English immigrant, can I claim to be a minority?
     
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    You can claim it but I'm not sure if your claim would be looked at as legitimate...much like what is happening to Warren over her claims.
     
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    Photo of Liz Warren back then

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    Then the problem is with the term 'minority'. Unless it connotes something other than being from a social group that are "in the minority".
     
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    Good move by Brown.

    Maybe this could have been flubbed off as "old news" or swept under the table given a fairly compliant media as a one or two day story. However, she went right out and told a provable bold faced lie and for that reason alone this story will have at least some legs.

    That said, you were right in your OP. God knows how much of a difference this will make in the bluey-ist of blue States. If I recall correctly Brown was doing pretty well before this incident and it can only help him. Especially with the leaners that got him into office in the first place.
     
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    Yeah...there's another one who claims to be an Indian. Hell, compared to him, Lez Warren is Geronimo.
     
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    ObamaCare was the issue that got Scott Brown into office and it's still an issue in 2012.
     
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    Good and true point but the usual campaign fight must go on. The Supreme Court will have something to say about just how big an issue Obamacare is long before November.
     
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    I just keep thinking back to Teddy Kennedy getting elected over and over again and can't help but think something like what Warren did really isn't going to be a big deal in MA.


    However, you do make a good point. I had not intended to give Scott Brown my vote this time around, nor was I going to give it to Warren. The fact that she was dishonest in this specific way really bothers me and has motivated me to re-consider giving Brown my vote again instead of writing someone else in.
     

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