Affirmative action is bad enough because it means adopting a racist system, but racial preferences promote incompetence because you once begin selecting people based on skin color, qualifications fall out of the picture. And that’s bad news in many fields, but it’s lethal in medicine where the difference between a competent doctor and a doctor who got in because he fit a quota is a live or dead patient.
Recently, a colleague forwarded to me a copy of an exam from an introductory sociology class found lying in a room at a public college in the east. It was graded 100%. The exam deserves to be quoted at length, as parts of it are virtually indistinguishable from the old Soviet agitprop of the Fifties: […]
Unbelievable. The state-run media have truly outdone themselves this time. National Public Radio’s editorial board apparently decided that completely alienating at least 55% of those who fund it by dehumanizing us was a smart move when they made a video called How to Speak Teabag. You just have to watch it to understand what an [...]
Newcomers to political activism may be surprised to learn that this summer was not the first time the Left had used lies and distortions to smear its opponents as racist. As David Horowitz pointed out Monday, this is the Left’s defining modus operandi and has been for a generation: as he writes, “the left’s chief [...]