The Lincoln Plawg - the blog with footnotes
Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Harvard: careless talk costs money
A shakedown in which Jesse Jackson had not hand, act or part!
Lawrence Summers' aperçu on women and science - total cost: $50 million - ranks with the notorious British example of Gerald Ratner's reference to one of his company's products as total crap as a dire lesson against loose lips.
Apparently, Summers said at the time that
in his talk he repeated several times: ''I'm going to provoke you."
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