So, Elizabeth Warren, who has no documentation of her supposed Native American ancestry, lists herself as such in a professional register. She’s hired by Harvard Law School just at a time when the department is being accused of being insufficiently diverse. Harvard then lists her on its rolls as a woman of Native American ancestry, a twofer in the diversity business. Both Warren and Harvard — surprise! — deny any hanky-panky.
Yet Kevin Cullen accuses Scott Brown staffers of racial insensitivity when they lightheartedly needled Warren using a gesture commonly seen at baseball games in Atlanta or Cleveland (“Brown supporters’ fun not funny to Native American,” Page A2, Sept. 30).