* Just a few months ago (December 2020) I declared that the “essence of
progressivism is refusal to deal with reality.” I had some pretty
good examples in that post, but none of them can top the current
convulsions that are upending Georgetown Law School.
* At Georgetown recently, a teacher made the mistake of uttering a
small dose of reality while speaking to a colleague. This occurred
after a recorded class had concluded and everyone else had signed
out, but while the recording of the class was still running. Needless
to say, the recording of the teacher’s remarks promptly hit Twitter.
Thereupon, all hell broke loose.
* The subject of the reality that must not be spoken is of course the
current all-consuming obsession of academia, namely race. The
question I pose is, are Georgetown, and for that matter all of
academia, taking this obsession so far as to fully undermine their
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