Ah, the Ivy League. It’s classic architecture, vaunted reputation, stellar academics and…blatant, ugly racism.
It would seem, in this age of instant and saturated media, that anyone, anywhere, with any brains whatsoever, would know that anything they do that merits attention – whether good or bad – is going to get it. More, likely, than they might even want.
Which leads one to ponder what the Harvard men involved were thinking when they slipped sealed envelopes under the dorm room doors of select students being recruited to their new club, the “Pigeon.” It’s not the invitation that invites incredulity; it’s the content. As reported by the Huffington Post:
At the top of the pamphlet, three virtues: Inclusion, Diversity, Love were listed with three respective footnotes at the bottom of the page. Inclusion’s was “Jews need not apply.” Diversity’s was “Seriously, no f***ing Jews. Coloreds OK,” and Love’s was “Rophynol” — probably a misspelling of the date-rape drug rohypnol.
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