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Sen. Brown was inside bar as aides were doing tomahawk chop

[YouTube: Scott Brown staffers do "Indian war whoop", "tomahawk chop"]

Sen. Scott Brown (R-Massachusetts) was inside a bar greeting supporters as his Capitol Hill aides were outside, making stereotypical "war whoops" and doing "tomahawk chops," The New York Times reports.

Brown was at the Eire Pub in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston for a rally on September 22. When asked about the incident, he initially claimed that he didn't see his staffers engaging in what his campaign later said was "unacceptable behavior."

In a different video, Brown appeared before supporters in Chatham, on Cape Cod, earlier in the summer and brought up Democrat Elizabeth Warren and her claims of Indian ancestry. A person in the crowd can be heard making similar "war whoop" sounds as Brown continues to speak.

[YouTube: Brown Doesn't Say Anything As His Audience "War Whoops"]

Get the Story:
Scott Brown Says He ‘Regrets’ His Staff’s ‘Unacceptable’ Behavior (The New York Times 9/26)
War Whoops Heard In 2nd Video Of Brown Campaigning (WBUR 9/26)

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