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Bad Form


The U.S. Naval Academy apparently uses a form that allows Annapolis families that want to sponsor—i.e., open their homes to—midshipmen to express a preference for students on the basis of race.  Even if you think that it’s benign discrimination for black families to want to sponsor black kids, for example, it’s a bad precedent for the federal government to get involved in facilitating racial discrimination of any kind.  Change the form.


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