Education: Just Too Dirty

"Politics as a career for college men" is a stock subject for freshman heelers to get signed articles on for undergraduate dailies. All freshman heelers were scooped by the April Forum, which contained a piece on "Young Men in Politics" by Connecticut's Governor Wilbur Lucius ("Uncle Toby") Cross, who used to be dean of Yale's graduate school. Are there any young men to compare with Thomas Jefferson (a William & Mary alumnus) or James Madison (Princeton) or Alexander Hamilton (Columbia), all of whom went early into public life? "There are some hopeful signs,"...

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