Affirmative Action: A Symbol under Siege
A Survey of Recent Articles
It was never supposed to be permanent, and after some 30 years the time may have come for government "affirmative action" to cease. Senator Joseph Lieberman (D.-Conn.), upon assuming the chairmanship of the moderate Democratic Leadership Council earlier this year, expressed the now-wide- spread view: racial and gender preferences are "patently unfair."
California is taking the lead in the dismantle- ment. Governor Pete Wilson recently ordered scores...