Scott Brown Staffers Bust Out ‘Indian War Whoops,’ ‘Yankees Suck’ Chant at Warren Supporters [Updated]

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In what may be the most Boston moment ever committed to film, a man in a backward baseball cap and his bro wearing a camouflage T-shirt break into “Indian war whoops” and do some tomahawk chops toward Elizabeth Warren supporters before breaking into an incongruous “Yankees suck” chant. The guys in the video — GOP operative Brad Garrett and Constituent Service Counsel Jack Richard, along with Deputy Chief of Staff Greg Casey — also happen to work for Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown, who has made Warren’s tenuous Native American roots a focal point of his campaign. But how ‘bout them Sox?

Update: Asked about the video, Brown said he hadn’t had time for YouTube yet today, but “if you’re saying that, certainly that’s not something I condone. It’s certainly something that, if I’m aware of it, I will tell that [staff] member never to do that again.” He also used the opportunity to reiterate his attack: “The apologies that need to be made and the offensiveness here is the fact that professor Warren took advantage of a claim, to be somebody — a Native American — and using that for an advantage, a tactical advantage.”

Scott Brown and his staff are launching outrageous and offensive personal attacks to distract from the issues that matter,” said a Massachusetts Democratic Party spokesman. “The behavior of his staff is completely inappropriate, but the tone of the campaign is set by the candidate.” (And the baseball season.)

Scott Brown Staff Bust Out ‘Indian War Whoops’