chapter  7
Worse Than Winner Take All: Affirmative Action for Low-Population States
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He thinks the civil rights movement was unnecessary. He still speaks fondly of brutal Latin American dictators like Chile’s Pinochet. His favorite TV show is the propagandistically Christian Touched By An Angel. He hails from a sleepy Southern backwater where in his youth cotton wagons circled the courthouse, where flowers were put on the Confederate Memorial to honor Southern chivalry. He proudly displays in his office a letter from Spiro Agnew that thanks him for being “a truly wonderful friend.”