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Race, Sex, and the Dodd-Frank Bill

The Federalist Society has posted my detailed but admittedly dry description of racial and gender preferences in Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank bill; Andy flagged Diana Furchtgott-Roth’s sexier treatment late last week. Oh, and by the way, the use of race and sex is not limited to Section 342, as Carl Horowitz discusses here.

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