If only blacks should teach black history and only women should teach women’s studies, then who should teach criminology? Ex-cons, right? Identity politics has come into its own, writes Erin O’Connor.
Big Arm Woman imagines the faculty deciding who’s the most qualified criminal to teach Advanced Criminal Behavior.
In the same spirit, here’s a New York middle school dean in charge of discipline who was convicted of possessing cocaine and marijuana. Now that he’s been through rehab and the conviction is about to be expunged, he’s entitled to get his job back, an arbitrator ruled. (Via Twilight of the Idols.)