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Obama, Hi Ed, and the Minor Matter of Terror

Michelle Malkin pillories Obama for advocating higher education as the means by which to prevent terrorism, for the worst of the jihadists are those who have drunk deepest at the well of Western education.

Would it be more consoling to be splattered into a thousand pieces by a terrorist with a doctorate in science or engineering than by an illiterate street criminal?

Candace de Russy is a nationally recognized expert on education and cultural issues.

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