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Harry Belafonte—who used to have the good judgment to stick to calypso—has compared George W. Bush with Adolf Hitler and Colin Powell with house slaves (“You got the privilege of living in the house if you served the master. Colin Powell was permitted to come into the house of the master.”)  So? 

So Dartmouth College, one of the “ancient eight” institutions that comprise the Ivy League, has invited Belafonte to deliver the keynote address at its Martin Luther King Day celebration.

Dartmouth students and alumni are not best pleased.  For the response of Dartmouth trustee Todd Zywicki, click here; of Dartmouth alumnus and PowerLine maestro Paul Mirengoff, click here; and of Dartmouth undergraduate Joe Malchow, click here .


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