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The Nation

Clarence Thomas, chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, criticized a General Accounting Office report that said the EEOC did not fully investigate as many as 80% of job discrimination claims over a three-month period last year. In a statement, Thomas said the report by GAO, an investigative arm of Congress, “trivializes civil rights enforcement to a level commensurate with widget making. It’s politically motivated, highly misleading and deficient in several major regards.”


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