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    Filed at 7:31 am under by dcobranchi

    The Dallas Morning News has an excellent editorial on the SMU affirmative action bake sale.

    The college experience is about exposure to new ideas, about challenging one’s preconceived notions, about learning how to think and debate. It is not a nursery school where students are to be guarded against ideas and expressions that upset them. Mr. Houston and Ms. Jones may not like it, but in a free and open society, that’s the way the cookie crumbles.

    OK, one bad pun but the rest is definitely worth a click.

    One Response to “CAN I SUBSCRIBE?”

    Comment by
    September 27th, 2003
    at 8:05 am

    Joanne Jacobs questioned whether kids should still have to read classics such as “Animal Farm”. I think this situation is a perfect example of “Speech is free, but some speech is freer than others.”