Reporters Frustrated by Clip of Warren Being Compared to Dolezal: ‘Really Low Blow’

Washington Free Beacon | 5/31/2019 | David Rutz
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BY: David Rutz

Several reporters expressed frustration Friday over a clip being spread of a radio host calling Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) "the original Rachel Dolezal."

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Charlamagne Tha God, co-host of the popular "The Breakfast Club" radio show, compared Warren to her face to the notorious racial hoaxer over her longtime claims of Native American ancestry. Warren has apologized for listing her race as "American Indian" on a State Bar of Texas registration card in 1986, as well as for releasing a DNA test last year that showed, at best, a distant ancestor to bolster her claims.

Dolezal is a white woman who pretended to be black and even ran her local chapter of the NAACP before being exposed in 2015.

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The clip got considerable attention online and led to "Rachel Dolezal" trending on Twitter.

CNN's Rebecca Buck noted the conversation went nearly 50 minutes and that it was "overwhelmingly positive"—the show's hosts aren't shy to ask tough questions but they clearly favor the Democratic Party.

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"Warren got to dig into a lot of policy, and the hosts were really into her ‘we've got a plan for that' theme," Buck wrote. "But the Native American exchange will be what...
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