Monday, October 31, 2005

Elitism at the White House?

Judge Samuel Alito seems like a good choice for the Supreme Court. But in the bio being circulated by the White House for him, the very second line reads:
Alito received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and attended Yale Law School, where he served as an editor on the Yale Law Journal.

Why, oh why, has the White House bowed to the yalping of the elitists? Surely it doesn't matter that Alito went to America's third-best undergraduate college and top law school? Surely that doesn't tell us that he's very, very smart? Only elitist prigs would believe that, right?

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Stop! C'mon! You've made your (valid) point on this topic before. This is overkill and reflects poorly on you.

Anonymous said...

As KLo noted on NRO, the bio doesn't say anything about him being "the first man to [insert job here] in New Jersey". He must not be very accomplished then...

Anonymous said...

Third best undergraduate college? I hope you're referring to Princeton when Alito attended...

Anonymous said...

Wasn't that the point, to bow to the elitists?

Anonymous said...

Does no one else hear JVL's irony?

Sarah said...

You seem a bit obsessed with where people went to school. Compensating for something, are we? Please let me know if my second-rate legal education disqualifies me from reading your esteemed blog.