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The Pocahontas Reference
Given all that has come to pass I should not be surprised or dismayed with President Trump's reference to Sen. Warren as "Pocahantas" during the ceremony at the WH honoring WW2 Navajo code talkers, but I am. I get it that it is legitimate to call Warren out on her apparent claim of Native American heritage in order to bolster her chances of success on some sort of application she made in the past. That is fine, but doing so at a ceremony honoring WW2 vets seems totally inappropriate and unnecessary. It was not a political event and shouldn't have been turned into one. Then, of course, is his use of the label "Pocahantas" in referring to Warren. Totally uncouth in any circumstances and especially so when standing next to Native Americans! I don't see how anyone can look up to the man.