The Insolence of Office


Dalrymple has a new blog on The Salisbury Review’s web site, and its name is one many of his admirers will find apt, The Hilarious Pessimist. We’ll be posting pieces from there, starting with this little slice of modern academia:



A friend of mine recently gave a lecture at a university and sent his bill for his (modest) expenses. He received by return a form asking him, in order for him to be paid, for his race, religion and sexual ‘orientation’.


Read more for the lecturer’s admirable response.

NOTE: Link to “The Hilarious Pessimist” corrected.

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