A PC postscript

By March 24, 2005

In the meekest of ways, Harvard President Lawrence Summers has become something of a cause celebre among conservatives for challenging the ultra-liberal orthodoxy dominating American universities. It was meek because that wasn't what Mr. Summers had in mind when he suggested that genetic differences might help explain why more men pursue careers in the hard sciences and mathematics than women. But that's also the point: By daring to question the conventional thinking of his profession, however it happened, Mr. Summers committed the ultimate sin...

Schools: Harvard University