Northwestern Rescinds Wright's Honorary Degree

Joseph Epstein, contributing editor to The Weekly Standard, talks about an awkward honorary degree situation at Northwestern University. The university offered and then rescinded a degree to Jeremiah Wright, Obama's controversial former pastor, who made headlines when he made inflammatory remarks about America and race.

Epstein's article "What's Up, Doc?" appears in The Weekly Standard.



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