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Well, I read the first part of it......

Difficult, because it’s so poorly written. Difficult , because it is so self-absorbed, so “all about me”, so “poor little me.”

Princeton is another venerable American institution in decline. I attended a mid-rank, undistinguished university. In my day, a mere 20 years before Michelle, such a sloppily-conceived, poorly written, and at times ungrammatical submission would have been rejected. I’m appalled that, in 1985, Michelle’s ramblings served as a senior thesis. At Princeton, no less. God help us.

14 posted on 02/23/2008 8:21:24 AM PST by Godwin1 (merican restaurant.)
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To: Godwin1
I read the first bit of it and she remarks that "only about 10%" of Princeton's students were black. At that time (early 1980s) the percentage of college-age people who had high school diplomas who were black couldn't have been much more than 10% and may have been a bit under 10%...but she still makes it sound like a grave injustice is being committed.

I will give her credit for capitalizing the word White--it seems to be more common to capitalize Black and leave "white" in lower case.

16 posted on 02/23/2008 8:26:13 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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Princeton is home to the notorious Peter Singer, who advocates killing disabled newborns up to a month after birth. He is, if you can believe it, a professor of Bioethics at the university!

Princeton has fallen far, indeed.

http://www.euthanasia.com/prince.html


28 posted on 02/23/2008 8:59:45 AM PST by Deo volente
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In my day, a mere 20 years before Michelle, such a sloppily-conceived, poorly written, and at times ungrammatical submission would have been rejected. I’m appalled that, in 1985, Michelle’s ramblings served as a senior thesis. At Princeton, no less. God help us.

One reason Princeton is censoring this document may be to keep the public from finding how junk like this is the product of an Ivy League education costing something like $45K/yr. (I don't mean that political considerations were not involved as well.)

30 posted on 02/23/2008 9:19:13 AM PST by hellbender
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