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Tuesday, February 13, 2007

VDH on the Emmys

Victor Davis Hanson reacts to the Dixie Chicks' Emmy sweep by noting something that has been bothering me a lot lately. The persistent leftist bias of many elite institutions has created a rewards system that validates political opinions rather than actual accomplishments. The result is to gradually erode the legitimacy of those awards and the institutions that grant them.

He writes:

In the short-term, all this posturing brings advantage, but in the long-term, Samson-like it is bringing down the temple of our basic institutions....

Read him here.

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