Tyler Boersen, an 18-year old senior at Haslett High School in Haslett, Michigan, and Stephanie Dziczek, a 17-year old junior at Holmes High School in Covington, Kentucky, were honored by Caroline Kennedy and other members of President Kennedy’s family during a May 21, 2001 ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston for their prize-winning entries in the national John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest for High School Students. Boersen's winning essay highlighted the political courage demonstrated by Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak who was targeted for defeat by the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA) lobby after he made a decision of conscience and voted against an NRA backed amendment.
Critical thinking on the op-ed page, the Week in Review or the Book Review, never very strong to begin with, evaporated under Keller. Globalization was beyond questioning. Since the Times , like all elite institutions, is a hermetically sealed echo chamber, they do not realize how irrelevant they are becoming, or how ridiculous they look. Thomas Friedman and David Brooks might as well write for the Onion .
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