Following the Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher v. Texas, which remanded the case with instructions to closely scrutinize the system of racial preferences in use at Texas (and many other schools), the higher ed establishment took out a big, full-page ad in the New York Times to defend the status quo. In today’s Pope Center piece, attorney Roger Clegg of the Center for Equal Opportunity subjects its “statement” to scrutiny and finds that it’s deceptive and avoids the real issue: why should a student’s ancestry tell admissions people anything about whether he or she will contribute anything worthwhile to the intellectual environment of the campus?