Daily Shot: Has Affirmative Action Become Outdated?



A high school graduate, Abigail Fisher, is suing the University of Texas after being rejected from the school on the grounds that she was passed up because she's a white woman. Ali and John discuss whether affirmative action really works in today's world. Is it possible to differentiate from a clean affirmative-action decision and what's simply preference within the admissions process?

Do you think affirmative action's become outdated? Tell us in the comments!

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