Elizabeth Warren Gets DNA Test. She's From Central or South America.

This is not a story from the Onion, but it could be.

This is just laughable. In an effort to do damage control before running for President, Elizabeth Warren got herself a DNA test. Here's the spin from Warren as reported by the Boston Globe:

Senator Elizabeth Warren has released a DNA test that provides “strong evidence’’ she had a Native American in her family tree dating back 6 to 10 generations, an unprecedented move by one of the top possible contenders for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president.

But wait. There's a catch. When you delve deep into the report, you find this:

To make up for the dearth of Native American DNA, Bustamante used samples from Mexico, Peru, and Colombia to stand in for Native American. That’s because scientists believe that the groups Americans refer to as Native American came to this land via the Bering Straight about 12,000 years ago and settled in what’s now America but also migrated further south. His report explained that the use of reference populations whose genetic material has been fully sequenced was designed “for maximal accuracy.”

😂😂😂

Oh good grief.

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MittenTom
MittenTom

At the rate the Democrats are devolving, being a white rich woman will be automatically disqualifying by 2020. Heck, Ocasio-Cortez could be too far right. Maybe the farsighted should be looking at Rashida Tlaib.

JASmius
JASmius

So? Who cares? Why give Fauxcahontas ANY attention?

etbass
etbass

By that logic, couldn't it also be Russian ancestry?