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    David Mamet Pens Open Letter on Felicity Huffman and "Corrupt Joke" College Admissions


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    David Mamet

    The playwright, who has known Huffman and husband William H. Macy for decades, writes: "The unqualified 

    may be accepted for many reasons."


    If Operation Varsity Blues had a tagline, it may be "ABC: forever Be Cheating."

    But David Mamet, UN agency coined that catch phrase (sort of), features a few additional thoughts regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation sting that has ensnared the likes of Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin — among forty different loaded oldsters, corrupt faculty coaches and standardized testing officers.

    The celebrated author and film writer of films like cap valley Ross and Wag the Dog has issued this letter in response to the scandal:

    I worked for terribly a few years in and around our Elite Universities. i'm ready to report that their admissions policies ar associate degree unfortunate and corrupt joke.

    Harvard was once sued for limiting the admission of qualified Jews; a contest presently being waged by Asians.

    The unqualified could also be accepted for several reasons, among them, as Legacies, and on account of enormous donations created by their oldsters. I don't see the distinction between obtaining a child into faculty by bribing the Building Committee, and by bribing somebody else. But, apparently, the second is against the Law. So be it.

    I’ve far-famed and worked with Bill Macy for nearly fifty years. we have a tendency to started 2 theatre corporations along, one amongst that, THE ATLANTIC continues to be operational in big apple, once thirty five years. I’ve far-famed Felicity Huffman for those thirty five years, she was my student, my colleague, worked in several of my films, and created roles on stage in 3 of my plays.

    I’m crazy regarding them each.

    That a parent’s zeal for her children’s future could have overcome her higher judgment for an instant isn't solely unfortunate, it is, i do know we have a tendency to oldsters would agree, a universal development.

    If ever there have been a use for the Texas finding of fact, this is it. For the uninitiate, the Texas finding of fact is: “Not Guilty, however Don’t get laid once more.”
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