WHO SHOULD GET INTO COLLEGE?

John H. McWhorter has an excellent argument against racial preferences in higher education. The analysis is sufficiently complex as to defy excerpting, except for this classic line:

People who recognize the folly of racial preferences are no more opposed to diversity in this sense than critics of “gangsta” rap are opposed to music.

Indeed. Go read the rest.

(Hat tip: RealClear Politics)

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James Joyner is a Security Studies professor at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.