[FoRK] U.S. Anti-intellectualism (was Confessions of an Engineering Washout)

Joe Barrera joe
Wed Oct 12 11:35:55 PDT 2005

Jim Whitehead wrote:

>  I think Andrew Jackson also stocked his administration with
>  less-than- qualified friends and allies.

Indeed he is usually credited as the originator
of the spoils system, at least in public-school textbooks.

- Joe

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