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Response to Write the Opinion

January 23rd, 2013

Affirmative Action Opinion
Affirmative action is an on the fence subject. Some people think it is racists against whites, some people think it is a good thing. Affirmative action is an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, in relation to employment or education.
In my opinion, affirmative action is a bad idea. If you really want to get rid of discrimination take off the race, gender, and name check box. After they have done that just take the top ten percentile or the best applicants for the job or school. This will make a race differential normally, and this way you don’t cut out a perfectly good applicant, just like in the case of University of Texas v. Fisher.
In the case of University of Texas v Fisher, a white woman was rejected from going to the University of Texas because of her race. She was a perfectly good student, but did not score high enough on the point system that the affirmative action is. I think she can fight this and win.