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“U-Michigan Gets Broad Support on Using Race,” says a headline in today’s Washington Post, for a story on the University of Michigan’s race-based admissions policy. The article correctly points out that many of “America’s business, education and labor leaders” support the school’s color-coded admissions. What it fails to say, however, is that the university’s “broad support” doesn’t include the public. A recent Detroit News poll revealed that 63 percent of Michigan residents oppose the U-M policy.



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