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At the beginning of this month, Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber, penned a letter to the Princeton community which claimed that racism is "embedded" in structures of the university. The Department of Education took this claim seriously and has launched an investigation. If schools are going to make these claims, it's about time that we take them at their word.

I first heard of Critical Race Theory back in 2012 from Andrew Breitbart, and like all decent, law-abiding, fair-minded, non-racist Americans, I was appalled by it.  As Breitbart warned at the time, this then-radical Marxism-based divisive, destructive theory is being mainstreamed.  It has moved out of our universities and into our culture, society, and even our government.

We constantly hear that there is systemic racism in higher education. That's true, except not in the way propagandized. The last existing systemic racism in higher ed takes place in the admissions process at elite institutions, in order to achieve a racial mix preferred by administrators and activists. The primary victims of such practices are people of Asian descent.

I learned something new today. For decades leading symphony orchestras have used "blind auditions" to hire musicians. That is, the musicians are not seen at all, only their music is heard. That way, implicit or explicit racial, ethnic, or gender bias cannot enter into the hiring decision, only the quality of the music. It is as close to a pure meritocracy as I can imagine.

It's official: Human resources departments have become the latest front in the left's identity politics culture wars. Dr. Karlyn Borysenko, a liberal who was mugged by reality in February after she attended a Trump campaign rally in New Hampshire, first reported a few weeks ago that the City of Seattle was holding a training session on “Interrupting Internalized Racial Superiority and Whiteness:"
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