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Wandering Eye: Hate for the national anthem, diversity at elite universities, and Wall Street crooks

Wandering Eye: Hate for the national anthem, diversity at elite universities, and Wall Street crooks

Local writer and CP contributor D. Watkins, who CP contributor Bret McCabe profiled recently for Johns Hopkins Magazine, must have been inspired by the Star-Spangled spectacle that dominated Baltimore a few weeks back, because he has a new piece out in Salon today titled "Screw the national anthem." (Twitter suggests that Watkins' preferred headline would have been "Fuck The National Anthem," but alas, Salon went with the more sanitized version.) In it, he writes, "Even though I was born in America and my ancestors built its infrastructure for free—I'm not a part of the 'Our' when they sing, 'Our flag was still there!' I feel...

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