How now brown
President Barack Obama and Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren have more in common than just their liberal political ideology, Harvard Law pedigree, and Democratic Party affiliation. Both claim Cherokee ancestry, and neither can prove it. … President Obama’s claims were made back in 1995, when his memoir, Dreams from My Father, was published. On pages 12 and 13 of the 2004 paperback edition, the President unequivocally asserts his Cherokee ancestry …
And now for something completely interesting:
[W]hile one of my great-great grandfathers … had been a decorated Union soldier, his wife’s mother was rumored to have been a second cousin of Jefferson Davis. [more]
Not related to American slaves but possibly related to Jefferson friggin’ Davis. *yeee-ouch*!
via Holger Awakens