Claudine Gay’s resignation as president of Harvard might seem like a ripe moment for introspection at America’s institutions of higher learning. Alas, they seem to be circling the progressive wagons instead.
That’s the message of Ms. Gay’s essay in the New York Times on Thursday that accuses her critics of racism and know-nothingism. “Those who had relentlessly campaigned to oust me since the fall often trafficked in lies and ad hominem insults, not reasoned argument. They recycled tired racial stereotypes about Black talent and temperament,” she writes.
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