The Corner

I Rest My Case

In today’s column I lament the media’s inability to even entertain the idea that race was an issue in the Jayson Blair story. Courtland Milloy tells us that to even raise the question reveals pathologies far greated than poor Jayson’s:

“That such obvious distress could so easily morph into a media feeding frenzy over questions such as “Did he receive preferential treatment because he is black?” and “Is diversity a good thing?” reflects shortcomings far more pathological than those displayed by Blair.

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