February 15, 2004

A couple of good thoughts...

From Hugh Hewitt

...In short, most of "elite" media in America is practicing a steely resolve not to dignify the Kerry allegations absent some "proof," while relentlessy probing President Bush's ANG record of three decades ago.� The hypocrisy is so enormous that it defies categorization, though not explanation:� Standards for Beltway media differ when the "scandal" involves a man of the left than when it involves a man of the center-right...
Bush's Guard service started with 2 1/2 years of active duty. But he's a "draft-dodger."

Steve writes:

....Actually, that's the wrong way to look at the situation. The question is not why are there not more conservatives in academia. It's more relevant to ask: why are liberals under-represented outside the school system? Is it an indictment of their inability to survive in the business world? Is it proof of the old line "those who can, do... those who can't, teach"? What skill do members of academia - such as philosophy instructors - actually possess that allow them to survive outside the sheltered walls of the school system?....What would they/could they do to earn a paycheck?....

Posted by John Weidner at February 15, 2004 1:29 PM
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