Does Obama's Election Mean We Don't Need Affirmative Action Anymore?

John Farrell writes that Obama's election is the signal we've been waiting for.

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Writes John Farrell: "Obama's election was the sign we've been waiting for. It is time we do away with preferences and recognize people, as Martin Luther King urged us, by the content of their character." Is Farrell right? Has affirmative action's time come and gone? Post your thoughts.

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