Friday, January 24, 2003

It's a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it. Wow. In today's New York Times, William F. Buckley Jr. defends affirmative action for the children of rich alumni, but not for African-Americans. On the same page, Times columnist Nicholas Kristof defends the affirmative-action policy that got a mediocre student named George W. Bush into Phillips Andover Academy, and wonders why Bush can't understand that others deserve the same opportunity. Hey, Bill: Read Kristof.

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