Alas, This Probably Won’t Sink Navy’s Diversity Mania

The Chronicle reports that the Naval Academy has been forced into a settlement with the English professor it retaliated against because he dared to publicly criticize the school for its “affirmative action” policies. Bad enough that one of our service academies should prefer a “diverse” student body to the best qualified; worse still that it should retaliate against a faculty member for speaking out. To call this an embarrassment is putting it mildly.

But will this flap cause Navy to change its policies? I rather doubt it.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

Most Popular


Fire the FBI Chief

American government is supposed to look and sound like George Washington. What it actually looks and sounds like is Henry Hill from Goodfellas: bad suit, hand out, intoning the eternal mantra: “F*** you, pay me.” American government mostly works by interposition, standing between us, the free people at ... Read More
Film & TV

Black Panther’s Circle of Hype

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) first infantilizes its audience, then banalizes it, and, finally, controls it through marketing. This commercial strategy, geared toward adolescents of all ages, resembles the Democratic party’s political manipulation of black Americans, targeting that audience through its ... Read More