Two months ago, University of Minnesota Regent Steve Sviggum asked an impolite question that gave the political class a chance to do what it does best: Signal its virtue (as opposed to solving society’s problems).

Sviggum asked whether the University’s campus at Morris was “too diverse.” The virtue signalers were overwhelmed by the temptation to purify one’s own ego in saying to someone else, “You’re racist, and I’m not.”

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