College entrance scam

Jul 2014
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massachusetts
#26
Trump was legacy, like all the other lukewarm Harvard and Yalies whose Daddys went there and have endowed a chair or built a wall. Obama, and I'm betting Clinton (Wild Willy) were party projects who panned out. Clinton didn't live up to expectations because he had a "past" . Obama was perfect, identified early on and herded thru the pitfalls without leaving a trace of evidence of his passing. He emerged claiming laurels with no proof and placed into office in a Dem safe state ala Hillary then before he could establish a record in congress put him up as the saviour o the party. It worked.
Making shit up again?
Fred Trump was a high school graduate. How does that get Donnie into Fordham or Wharton, without the scratch?
Clinton was a Rhodes Scholar, Obama not only attended Harvard, he was editor of the Harvard Law Review.

Trump owes his success to something his father once told him
"Donnie, here's $400 million, don't lose it"
 
Jun 2018
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South Dakota
#27
Making shit up again?
Fred Trump was a high school graduate. How does that get Donnie into Fordham or Wharton, without the scratch?
Clinton was a Rhodes Scholar, Obama not only attended Harvard, he was editor of the Harvard Law Review.
My reference to legacy was mistaken as to the entrance based on Daddys attendance. It is correct in that he may have gotten into college with the rails greased by daddys money. Is there any evidence that daddy paid more than the required tuitions?
Clinton being a Rhodes Scholar is not a particular achievement.
Obama was elected to be editor of the law review after a rules change that got him in based on personality.
First Black Elected to Head Harvard's Law Review
 
Dec 2018
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New England
#29
There is perfectly valid outrage over this scandal, but take heart; those involved are already getting justice handed to them in the form of some very public embarrassment. The deals, the pleas, and sentencing will follow. And while the social justice warriors among us will let no headline go to waste, let us remember that this scandal proves that only a few hundred college seats were stolen out of the millions available every single year. Maybe the cheating is more widespread than this, but that requires speculation.

What we know for sure is that as a byproduct of the nation's affirmative action programs that tens of thousands (more?) of otherwise qualified students across the nation are rejected from the school of their choice for no other reason than the color of their skin. That is, by far, the greater injustice.
 
Jul 2014
14,384
8,734
massachusetts
#30
My reference to legacy was mistaken as to the entrance based on Daddys attendance. It is correct in that he may have gotten into college with the rails greased by daddys money. Is there any evidence that daddy paid more than the required tuitions?
there is an abundance of circumstantial evidence, admission to two elite schools of a person that has gone to great lengths to insure no one can see his grades.
Said person being the son of a wealthy man who used that wealth to get his son out of the draft, and to bail him out of tough spots on numerous occasions (like buying millions of dollars of chips at failing casino so that the son could avoid default)


Clinton being a Rhodes Scholar is not a particular achievement.
Are you a Rhodes Scholar? Was Trump?
Isn't that something that usually goes to really smart people?
Are you suggesting that his Arkansas family bribed the Committee?

Obama was elected to be editor of the law review after a rules change that got him in based on personality.
First Black Elected to Head Harvard's Law Review
Were you elected editor of the Harvard Law Review? Was Trump?
Isn't that something that usually goes to an outstanding legal scholar?
Are you suggesting that Obama's single mother bribed the Harvard Law Review?
 

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