Nation: Quotas, Again

The court hears Weber

Standing on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court last week, a white Louisiana Cajun in a powder blue suit struggled to maintain a faint smile. Reporters barraged him with questions; an angry black woman glowered at him. It was all slightly overwhelming for Brian Weber, 32, a man who says he wants nothing more than to be a general repairman at a Louisiana chemical factory. But to many people Weber personifies the sticky question of reverse discrimination. He had come to the unfamiliar setting of the nation's high court...

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