Ok...so it appears you and the rest of the Observer staff...for whatever reason...have a real hard-on for the Bush Library...but you realize SMU isn't exactly a world renowned research institution?
This is the academic/research equivalent of attempting to whiz into a hurricane.
Try not to lose...
If that's what they choose to do, then they should. It's their right. I'll simply vote with my feet.
My skin isn't that thin. You'll drive yourself nuts thinking you can change the way other people think.
If someone doesn't want my business because of my race, I'm...
And 150 years later I'm over it. Someone is always going to dislike me because of my race, the color of my skin, my sex, etc.
I'm ok with that. It doesn't phase me in the least.
How on earth did we become a nation so thin skinned where anyone would actually care what they have in the window?
Personally, I just have so many other bigger fish in my life to fry than to walk down the street searching for my reason to be offended that day.