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If you were looking for a hackneyed and inelegant metaphor for privilege and inequality, the building I work in would be an excellent choice.
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Suppose that you were judging a bake-off among contestants who didn’t know the difference between sugar and salt. Suppose that you were a judge
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This is not complicated. Here are two reasons why it would be an excellent idea for President Obama to nominate someone approximately 38 years