Talk:Thomas Sowell

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removed vandalism[edit]

I removed "white supremacist" from before Charles Murray's name. That is either inaccuracy or vandalism or both, and it is likely politically motivated and/or biased in origin. Some of his works are controversial but he has never espoused supremacist viewpoints. In addition to not ever arguing white supremacism, it would be hard to argue he somehow secretly holds that viewpoint considering he married a Thai woman and had two children with her.

Below is the exact edit, as it originally appeared under the section titled Reception, with the removed text struck through:

  • "Sowell's 1987 book A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Origins of Political Struggles was laudingly reviewed by white supremacist Charles Murray eighteen years after publication for the American Enterprise Institute."

2601:204:8500:8EB0:498D:BC92:DB61:B2B3 (talk) 08:33, 27 May 2016 (UTC)

Is that really a picture of Thomas Sowell in 2008?[edit]

He looks really good for his age! 68.111.146.37 (talk) 20:53, 27 December 2016 (UTC)

No more likely around 1964. The image is from the Bell Telephone Magazine of Spring, 1964. It was archived/uploaded in 2008. I'll change the caption. – S. Rich (talk) 21:26, 27 December 2016 (UTC)