From the Streets of Cambridge
Congratulations to the editors of The New Republic for seeing through Cornel West so completely. It seems not even a University Professorship at Harvard can console someone who has been "disrespected" by a bully like Lawrence Summers, in West's words, the Ariel Sharon of American higher education. Considering how West and his ideological compatriots no doubt feel about Sharon, that could be one of the most ludicrously inflammatory things he's ever said. And that itself is saying something. Too bad for Princeton, hiring a prickly opportunist with breathtakingly thin credentials. Could Provost Snoop Dogg be far behind?