Bush on Affirmative Action

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President Bush on Wednesday commented on the University of Michigan affirmative action case being argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. He says that while he supports the goal of diversity, he opposes the practice of affirmative action. Bush also announced the administration will file a brief arguing that Michigan's policies — which he says award extra points to minority applicants and establish minority targets for incoming students — are unconstitutional. University of Texas professor Bruce Buchanan joins Neal Conan to discuss the political implications of the Michigan case.


Bruce Buchanan
*Professor of Government with a specialty in Presidential Politics, University of Texas at Austin



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