Ted Cruz does what a lot of people of color do which is assimilate so that he may pass as white. His last name may Cruz but he doesn’t even acknowledged his culture in his politics. Lyin Ted passes (at least in public) so he acceptable in the eyesight White men. The very men who posses all the power here.
Ted has done what the same thing a lot of Cubans have done. Assimilated! They pass as White and they vote GOP because they love the same things rich White men want…money and power. Even in the face of racism targeting Latinos, Mexicans, and other Spanish Speaking Caribbean nation’s, Cubans are silent. They don’t like Blacks just like Whites don’t, even though Cubans are of African descent. It’s ridiculous. ..but whatever to pass. That’s what passing requires of people. Forsaking, forgetting, and hating the very thing you really are.
Elizabeth Warren may have some Indian in her blood, she it’s so far down the line she is likely whites. Her stunt to prove her heritage was a disgrace. Warren is a White woman who is White and enjoys all the rights and privileges of being White. She’s not passing. Her parents are White.
I have White somewhere in my DNA too far down the line because of my fairer Black skin complexion but I can’t claim Im White on any day. That’s the equivalent of what Warren did. If people read the rules of the Dawes Rolls and the proof needed to prove heritage, you would laugh at her shenanigans and ask for an apology. It’s disingenuous.
I wish I could say color doesn’t matter Tim, but it does.