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The University of Missouri seems to have done a few things right over the past several days. After weeks of protests, during which high-ranking university officials showed insensitivity, at best, to the fears and anxieties of black students who grappled with displays of outright racism on campus, two of them, Timothy Wolfe, president of the […]

The puzzling popularity of Ben Carson

To read Ben Carson’s memoir — “Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story” — is to enjoy an uplifting and inspiring tale of a man who overcame a traumatic childhood to become one of the nation’s leading neurosurgeons. That man is certainly worthy of widespread admiration. But who is the guy taking his place on the […]