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Quote of the Day

[Guest post by Isaac Chotiner]

From the New York Times story this morning on a scandal in Pakistan, where numerous government officials are accused of holding fraudulent academic credentials:

“A degree is a degree,” said Nawab Aslam Raisani, the chief minister of Baluchistan Province and an ally of President Asif Ali Zardari. “Whether fake or genuine, it’s a degree. It makes no difference.”