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Will Wilkinson links to Glenn Loury’s corrective to James Q. Wilson’s various praise-heavy obituaries. Loury, a black academic who was formerly high up on the black conservative mantle before a fall from grace and a leftward shift, writes of Wilson’s “broken windows” theory:
When I consider the impact of his ideas, I can’t help but think about the millions of folks being hassled even as we speak by coercive state agents who are acting on some Wilsonian theory recommending stop-and-frisk policing.
For a minute I thought Loury was talking about Affirmative action. But I guess State agents are OK as long as they are agents for the right cause.