Thursday, March 15, 2007

Stupid AND Elitest

Certainly the most profound ethical dilemmma facing the country today is not whether college alumni will cheat to get free Times Select. But, apparently, people at the Times think graduating from an institution of higher learning magically bestows on one some ethical purity absent from everyone else in the nation.

But the Times said it doesn't believe most alumni will cheat. "It's an honor system," said Vivian Schiller, senior VP-general manager, "And we're assuming that the alumni of this nation's colleges and universities have a thorough enough education in ethics to keep them honest."