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Sklar Marches On

Orit Sklar endured detraction and death threats when she filed a federal lawsuit against speech codes at the Georgia Institute of Technology — with David’s expert help. Her hard-won victories in the Tech ordeal, writes Mary Grabar, seems to have whetted her appetite for tough, on-the-ground politics, for she has now signed on as executive director of the Fulton County Republican party. Her objective? To counter “the exportation of the Obama administration’s ‘bad, bad politics to the local level.’”

Sometimes the conformist, close-minded university inadvertently spawns non-conformist, freedom-minded leaders.

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