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Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, apparently desperate for whatever attention she can get these days, wants to change Massachusetts’ state flag because of “white supremacy culture.”
Granted, this has a 1/1,024th chance of succeeding, at least in the immediate future — but, in a scathing segment on his Fox News show after Warren’s statement, host Jesse Watters said the kerfuffle was more proof “she’s not a real leader.”
According to Fox News, Massachusetts’ junior senator and the OG Rachel Dolezal was asked by reporters about a resolution pushed by locals in the small town of Newburyport, Massachusetts, to force the City Council there to pressure the state to replace the flag and seal.
The Daily News of Newburyport reported Monday that local resident Marianna Vesey, who helped push the resolution, said the state seal depicts a “colonializing and violent depiction that is really supporting the fact that white people are in charge of this world and that we have to subdue the Native American people.”
“One of the reasons that we can ignore this so easily is that our white supremacy culture has really allowed for the disappearance of the Native American world,” Vesey said. “We’re really trying to say that they are not gone. They are here among us and we really need to, not only recognize that, but to honor it.”
“It’s all part of that racist culture that we’re finally trying to address,” she added.
The flag and seal depict a Native American holding a bow and arrow on its crest. Above it is a bent arm with a sword.
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