Heckuva Job, CUNY Trustees!
The Pataki-appointed clown chiefly responsible for denying Tony Kushner an honorary degree from John Jay speaks:
But Mr. Wiesenfeld interrupted and said the question was offensive because “the comparison sets up a moral equivalence.”
Equivalence between what and what? “Between the Palestinians and Israelis,” he said. “People who worship death for their children are not human.”
Yes. It’s Tony Kushner who’s lacking in values and ethics. Ellen Schrecker has returned her honorary degree. Katha Pollit writes letters. And good for Ed Koch.
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