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Tuesday, January 25, 2005

A Sober Analysis of Remarks by Lawrence Summers

Slate’s William Saletan demonstrates that Harvard President Larry Summers doesn’t deserve the slings and arrows of hysterical feminists.

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The starting point of Natural Law Had It Right from the Start was the controversy over the address by Harvard’s president to a conference called “Diversifying the Science and Engineering Workforce: Women, Underrepresented Minorities, and their S. & E. Careers.”

As so often happens, women in the audience with particular axes to grind, along with the usual mainstream (i.e., socialist) media, have unjustifiably overblown the whole thing.

Check out Don’t Worry Your Pretty Little Head,  The pseudo-feminist show trial of Larry Summers, by William Saletan, posted Friday, Jan. 21, 2005.