Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Irony in the Eulogy

I couldn't help but think of a certain irony in President Bush's eulogy of former President Ford today. Bush discussed Ford's refusal to play in a football game against Georgia Tech in response to Tech's demand that a black player from Michigan not participate. The thought behind Ford's refusal to play was apparently that race is insignificant. The thought behind the University of Michigan's current affirmative action policies is the opposite.


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