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  • “This truly will be an administration that looks like America, or at least that slice of America that got double 800s on their SATs. Even more than past administrations, this will be a valedictocracy — rule by those who graduate first in their high school classes. If a foreign enemy attacks the United States during the Harvard-Yale game any time over the next four years, we’re screwed.�?

    The New York Times, The Insider’s Crusade, by David Brooks, November 21, 2008

    November 22, 2008

  • I'd sooner have that than a stupidocracy!

    November 22, 2008

  • Yes, it's about damn time.

    Edit: also, Mr. Brooks is showing his age. SATs don't score up to 1600 anymore. In just a couple years, his phrasing will look really stupid. Bet he didn't think about that. Stick that in your valedictocracy and smoke it.

    November 22, 2008