Flashback: Elizabeth Warren Plagiarized Cherokee Cookbook To Prove Ethnicity
In light of all the hubbub surrounding Melania Trump’s speech at the inaugural night of the Republican National Convention — which appears to have been cribbed nearly word for word from Michelle Obama’s speech in 2008 — let’s take a trip down memory lane and recall that time Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) plagiarized recipes in an attempt to prove her ethnic background.
Warren, who is being vetted as a potential Hillary Clinton running mate, has been accused of falsely claiming to be Native American in order to gain an academic advantage.
When her heritage came under public scrutiny during her bid for the U.S. Senate in 2012, Warren pointed to several recipes she submitted for her cousin’s cookbook, entitled “Pow Wow Chow,” as evidence that she is actually descended from Native Americans. – READ MORE