Clearly I should have been claiming to be a minority blogger for lo, all these many years. Or college student. Or worker. Or anywhere else where it would have given me a leg up. – Because apparently people don’t bother to check, unless you run for office.
Hey, can I apply for my status now, and get all the retroactive benefits? It turns out that I don’t mind at all being paid extra for stuff that I’ve already earned on my own merits.
PS: Elizabeth Warren wants all you palefaces to know that it’s sexist to bring up her Cherokee ancestry[*]. Don’t try to think too hard about that: it’ll just give you a headache.
[*I had it pointed out to me in comments that the original Boston Herald link wasn’t the right Boston Herald link, which it was not; fortunately, Hot Air saved me about twenty minutes of searching for it (heck, that’s probably where I saw it first). My bad, link fixed, and if you want to take HA’s position that this…
Once again, the qualifications and ability of a woman are being called into question by Scott Brown who did the same thing with the Supreme Court nomination of Elena Kagan. It’s outrageous.”
…is Warren saying that it’s sexist to bring up her claims of Cherokee ancestry that’s fine; that’s probably a more nuanced take anyway.]