Day: February 20, 2010

Palin, Intellectualism, and the "Degree Fetish"

What does an Ivy League education get you? I’m not talking about jobs. I’m focusing now on what happens to a person when he receives this prestigious education. Michael Knox Beran—lawyer, author, and commentator—has an essay in National Review that asks the question. Yet the question didn’t arise from nothing; he took his cue from Sarah Palin. When questioned by Bill O’Reilly on whether she was intellectual enough to be a leader, Palin commented, “I believe that I am because… Read more »