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Another affirmative-action category?

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Jan 20, 2004

In a Boston Globe op-ed, Cathy Young complains that agnostic politicians suffer discrimination.

(By "discrimination," what she means is that people don't vote for them.)

Coming soon, to a state near you: A federal judge will declare that henceforth, 5% of all elected officials must be agnostics. If the voters don't oblige, the court will appoint freethinkers to fill the quota.

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  • Posted by: principle not pragmatism - Jan. 21, 2004 3:31 PM ET USA

    I know some agnostics that I would vote for over just about any catholic!

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