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The commencement speech racket

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Enough commencement-speech madness. Enough controversy over who is allowed to speak. Enough with speakers who are simply promoting themselves.

Imagine what it must be like for those who clawed their way into college using grants or scholarships, side jobs and loans, only to have graduation day ruined by a petty political tiff between their campus’s self-styled champions of enlightened judgment and an unsuspecting speaker who thought he or she had a shot of making a few bucks by being pithy…

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