In my “parting shot” in The Harvard Crimson today–the op-ed staff members write when they formally graduate–I take issue with the notion that my alma mater is “international.”
[I]nsofar as a global education is made to beget thinking in global terms, ours has fared poorly.
Graduates will have doubtless noticed that when campus progressives fight the Man, the Man always turns out to be Harvard, or possibly, the United States government. In the last year, protesters deemed it necessary to interrupt a speech by the FBI director—but not one by the former president of Iran. Never mind that one’s administration oversaw the hangings of two teenage boys convicted of sodomy, and of a 16-year-old girl for “acts incompatible with chastity:” Wiretaps are just a step too far.
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