"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
The Most Shocking Thing about the Bakke Case
It wasn't, for me, anyone's view on affirmative action: It was that, in 1978, Bakke's B+ average was considered "outstanding"! And people with C+ averages were getting into medical school.