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Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Lawrence Summers offends the ladies

Harvard President Summers has previous here - notably, a liaison with Harvard English prof Elisa New.

Now, he's given a talk ex tempore suggesting that females are genetically inferior as scientists:
As an example, Dr Summers told the conference about giving his daughter two trucks. She treated them like dolls, and named them mummy and daddy trucks, he said.

I think that's rather sweet; some wimmin in his audience did not.

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