Elizabeth Warren’s Pocahontas Pickle, by David Cantanese

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Nobody puts a nickname on political opponents to more devastating effect than President Trump. “Pocahontas” may well dog Elizabeth Warren for the rest of her career. From David Cantanese at usnews.com:

If she decides to challenge President Trump in 2020, Warren will have to relitigate a controversy that first ignited in 2012.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., makes the rounds for television news interviews in the Russell Rotunda on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

The president first deemed Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts “Pocahontas” in May of 2016. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

When President Donald Trump casually invoked “Pocahontas” during a ceremony honoring Native Americans on Monday, Washington’s political class swiftly went into its familiar and usually unfulfilling ritual of trying to decipher his deeper intentions.

Was he attempting to purposefully distract media coverage away from the White House’s skirmish with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau? Was he simply reaching for cheap levity among a group he was largely unfamiliar with?Or did he view it as an irresistible opportunity to strike at…

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