Hypocrisy: Maitre and Morality: Maitre and Morality

Maitre and Morality

When Dean H. Joachim Maitre delivered his commencement speech at Boston University's College of Communication in May, he chose as his theme the decline of morality in American culture. He cited several sexually explicit and violent scenes in the movie The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover and said, "The politically correct, properly liberal notion is -- liberal in the sense of having no standards -- is that we should never dig deeper to consider whether a given work is true."

Or original, apparently. Last week the Boston Globe charged that 15 passages in Maitre's speech had been lifted...

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