Skip to comments.White House economist: 'F--- up' conservative prof
Posted on 12/06/2009 6:08:25 PM PST by Nachum
According to a university colleague, former president of Harvard and current White House economist Larry Summers once asked for help to "f--- up" one of the school's conservative professors.
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These people make me WISH the Clintons were still in power.
Liberal tolerance is a joke. The only things they tolerate are murdering unborn babies and sexual perversion.
Now these thugs run our government.
I’m sure this remark is being taken out of context.
Besides, ordinary people can’t understand the way academics use language.
No...apparently they also tolerate murdering the elderly.
I used to think, How much worse could it get?
We're in big trouble with these thugs in power now. Will we survive?
Won’t be much longer ... I believe change is commig , Larry is in the way
God forgive me but I agree.
Harvard has a conservative professor? He must stick out like a sore thumb.
Ummm... just what was that definition of "is" again?
My fear is that come 2010, we will elect enough Republicans to passify the people, but not change any of this crap. We will keep losing freedoms by executive and judicial fiat, and the people will say and do nothing.
Note what Mansfield, the conservative professor in question, has to say about it:
"I was not present at the famous interview between him and Cornel West, but in my opinion (Summers) merely used my name in a clumsy attempt to cajole Cornel West into behaving more like a professor, less like a celebrity," said Mansfield.
Cornell West was one of the gang of colleagues that Skip Gates brought with him to the Black Studies Department at Harvartd when he was hired. We were actually trying to hire Skip Gates, but Harvard made him an offer we could never match: two million a year for himself, a couple of friends, and a bunch of secretaries.
Larry Summers later harangued Cornel West because he made some sort of rap DVD instead of writing a book. Summers publicly said something to the effect that at Harvard professors are expected to write scholarly books, not produce rap music. So Cornel West went to Princeton, which was also fishing for prominent black studies talent, in a snit.
We have been taken over by children.
The Clintons were Left-Wing, but at least they were sane.
Ditto. I have tried to stop myself from saying that Hillary would have been a better president than this outfit but I believe it’s true. Sad but true.
This sounds a bit phony. I wouldn’t take West’s word for anything.
Its clear from the article that Mansfield doesn’t take West very seriously.
I think it would be funny to see if anyone would threaten to “F” me up...
They may never be that unhappy, ever again...
Btw, is that a Goldfish your holding up there, my God, its huge.
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