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Re: Fort Hood and University PC

Dorothy Rabinowitz has a sharp piece in today’s Wall Street Journal on the response to the Ft. Hood murders.

Especially appalling is the statement by Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey she quotes: “This terrible event would be an even greater tragedy if our diversity becomes a casualty.”

That sounds like precisely the sort of thing a college president would say. Many college leaders utter such inane things as “diversity is our foremost goal.” We expect such vacuities in education — but in the military?

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

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