👓 White nationalists are flocking to genetic ancestry tests ‚ÄĒ but many don’t like their results | Stat News

Read White nationalists are flocking to genetic ancestry tests. Some don’t like what they find by Eric Boodman (Stat News)
It was a strange moment of triumph against racism: The gun-slinging white supremacist Craig Cobb, dressed up for daytime TV in a dark suit and red tie, hearing that his DNA testing revealed his ancestry to be only ‚Äú86 percent European, and ‚Ķ 14 percent Sub-Saharan African.‚ÄĚ The studio audience whooped and laughed and cheered. And Cobb ‚ÄĒ who was, in 2013, charged with terrorizing people while trying to create an all-white enclave in North Dakota ‚ÄĒ reacted like a sore loser in the schoolyard. ‚ÄúWait a minute, wait a minute, hold on, just wait a minute,‚ÄĚ he said, trying to put on an all-knowing smile. ‚ÄúThis is called statistical noise.‚ÄĚ

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