You wrote a long piece on her electability and ignored the “Pochahontas” issue. Pictures of Pow-Wow Chow and law school applications with the American Indian box checked will flood social media along with video of her release of a DNA test showing she’s at most 1/1024 Native American. Then there are interviews with Tribal leaders denouncing her for her attempts to claim tribal lineage. All this is a dagger aimed at her image of authenticity. Any analysis of electability should discuss how she might overcome attacks focused on her use of a faux heritage to gain career advantage. Wonkiness won’t help her with this.

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