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Just got this from the Chronicle of Higher Education: 

July 26, 2007

The Latest Way to Discriminate Against Women

In a recent issue of The Chronicle Review, Richard Whitmire reported that colleges, in a fit of concern that the delicate gender balance on their campuses will be destroyed by the disproportionate number of female applicants, are telling girls who get A’s to look elsewhere ”while B-average boys get the fat envelope.”Dinesh D’Souza, a fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, comments on his blog that although he is committed to the “merit principle” when it comes to college admissions, it is important that we distinguish between gender and race. “Race is what civil rights activist Morris Dees termed ‘the painted face.’ No one could say that male-female differences are equally irrelevant. Therefore treating men and women differently in some situations makes far more sense than discriminating on the basis of skin color.”Evan Goldstein | Posted on Thursday July 26, 2007 | Permalink


1.      Why should anyone care what Dinesh D’Souza has to say in his blog, or anywhere else?— Joe    Jul 26, 12:47 PM   

2.      Indeed, why SHOULD anyone care what that nosepicker has to say?— Norita Zee    Jul 26, 01:58 PM    #


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