Elizabeth Warren goes Alinsky on Cherokee women

William A. Jacobson
Legal Insurrection

…Never to this date has the Warren campaign disputed the findings by Barnes and other Cherokee genealogists that Warren is not Cherokee.  Not once.

The purpose of the delegitimization was to isolate the Cherokee women, to suggest that if they received assistance of any type, they were illegitimate.

Yet that standard does not apply to Warren, who goes to Hollywood to meet with liberal entertainment moguls who stuff large checks in her pockets, and who huddles with liberal Emily’s List and other progressive groups who offer both financial and logistical support.  Warren is a veritable money raising vacuum machine, and has a huge campaign infrastructure behind her:

she’s created her own money machine, powered by the progressive blogosphere, female donors, women’s groups and other collections of Democratic activists.

But the Cherokee women are not allowed any form of support.  The Cherokee women have to do it on their own, according to the parameters set by the Warren campaign and its media sycophants.

Warren, with her $10,000,000 in the bank from power brokers, is untainted, but if the Cherokee women receive help of any type they are illegitimate.

These were proud Cherokee women who came to Boston in good faith in the hope that Warren would do the right thing, meet with them, look at the evidence, and stop making false claims to be Cherokee.

And they were met with Alinsky Rule No. 12: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it. Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy.

Warren’s behavior has been disreputable and should be disqualifying.  Warren talks a good game about fighting for the downtrodden at the same time that she steps on the backs of generations of Cherokees…

Read the complete article, with video, at Legal Insurrection.

H/T Darleen Click at Protein Wisdom.

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