Originally Posted by operative
Also note that I'm actually not against the notion of government funding anyone. I'm against government giving a leg up to people solely on the basis of their ethnicity. It's led to a system in which newer minorities are discriminated against in favor of whites and blacks, and though I've said it before, I'll repeat it again because it is just absolutely astounding. It is utterly anti-meritocratic. We should ensure that the best and brightest of our society is able to get an education.
Holy shit. Whites are minorities? Who gets to say who's the best? President Bush? You? Glenn Beck? The only way to ensure the cream rises to the top is to give the most people a chance.