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  •  All of the points you cite make sense - and she (4+ / 0-)
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    poco, pico, RiveroftheWest, peregrine kate

    had her own positive experience at Howard as a counterexample.

    Some of the points in her editorial seem tenuous -

    "It is most astonishing that this should be tried just when the nation is exerting itself to shake off the evils of Communist penetration. . . . But what if it is contemplated to do away with the two party system and arrive at Govt by administrative decree? . . ."
    But she stood on her own experience, and thought her positions through.

    "Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth" Samuel Johnson

    by Brecht on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 02:17:59 AM PST

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