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Peter Orszag
Can't we finally put an end to anti-lefty discrimination?
Can't we finally put an end to anti-lefty discrimination?

A sizable percentage of the critical emails I receive accuse me of being a lefty. When I read them, my first reaction is always: How did this person find out which hand I write with? Not that I conceal the fact, for we lefties consider ourselves to be enrolled in a gifted elite. Superior manual dexterity, thanks to the necessity of learning how to write on the right-hand page of loose-leaf ring binders and spiral notebooks in school. Top-notch cognitive skills, developed to ferret out the very few left-handed baseball gloves on the racks at the sporting goods stores. And pride, as befits members of a tribe on the roll of which are counted (among so many others) Marie Curie, Ted Williams,...

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