Thursday, February 07, 2013

Quote of the Day

If you want to go to a university where the government decides what kind of subjects are fit for discussion, I suggest you apply to a school in North Korea.
-- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg [Source]

For background on the Brooklyn College event that moved him to issue such a strong statement supporting academic freedom, see the posts at Crooked Timber: 1, 2, 3, and 4.