The Dartmouth Observer
Friday, March 12, 2004
"Crazy, half-baked, and sometimes weird ramblings"
John J. Miller has an article in the Wall Street Journal on the intemperate behavior of one Robert J. Torres, an assistant professor of sociology at St. Lawrence University in New York. On December 13 last year, Prof. Torres wrote an entry on his personal blog entitled "Fascist, Racist College Republicans," and has since come under a lot of flak for it. Correctly, no action has been taken against him. But would that be the case if his vulgar, expletive-filled polemic had been directed elsewhere -- say, at the NAACP? Of course not.
You can read his response to the controversy here. I love the way in which he undermines his entire argument by calling his blog entries "crazy, half-baked, and sometimes weird ramblings."