Monday, April 24, 2006
By Steven L. Taylor

Michael Rubin (a Yale grad, and currently affiliated with both the American Enterprise Institute and the Middle East Quarterly) wrote in the Yale Daily New (and was reprinted at FrontPage as cited below):

Cole has displayed a cavalier attitude toward those who disagree with him.

If that is a disqualifier from being a professor, there would a lot of empty offices in the ivy-covered halls of academe.

While intellectual types ought to be open-minded (and many are), it is also the case that professors, as a class, tend to think rather highly of themselves and their views. When one’s job is to be the one to pontificate on The Answers on a daily basis, it is hardly a surprise that one would then be a bit admiring of one’s own views.

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One Response to “A Quip on the Cole Thing”

  1. Outside The Beltway | OTB Says:

    Quick Hits

    In getting through my backlog of blog readings, I have unearthed some amusing quips that I missed:
    Stephen Green: “First, the Left used the ‘chickenhawk’ argument to claim that only active-duty soldiers could venture any opinions on w…

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