WELL, AS I SAID BEFORE, THE WHOLE BLOOD-QUANTUM THING IS A WHITE MAN’S CRITERION: “For the Cherokee Nation, Warren is ‘Indian enough;’ she has the same blood quantum as Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker.” And as I also said before, the interesting part isn’t that she checked the Native American box; it’s that she unchecked it once it wouldn’t do her any more good. And that’s not a fake controversy.

Related: “They are proud of their diversity, they are committed to increasing and improving their diversity, but they aren’t quite proud enough to tip us off as to who it is that is delivering that diversity and the uniquely informed perspectives it provides.”