Abdicating Responsibility

Upon reading the results of The Review‘s latest culture quiz, conservative blogger Thomas Brewton lamented that “Dartmouth apparently is failing to impart an understanding of the culture and tradition that constitute our unwritten constitution. Even a good left-wing atheist like Harvard?s professor Santayana allowed that those who do not know history are doomed to repeat past mistakes.”

He added, “Dartmouth alumni have good reason to elect insurgent members of the governing board.”