Grade inflation

And another one bites the dust. (See http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-trump-comptroller-dartmouth-degree-20170610-story.html)

Inflating a 4-week course in credit management into an Ivy League degree isn’t as uncommon as it ought to be, because you can get away with it in the low-pressure atmospere of small town country clubism. If you are one of the handful of poseurs that Trump has dredged out of Babbitt country to work for the peple, it will be harder to escape notice.

That this small fry banker massaged his resume isn’t as interesting as the fact that the Trump staff still hasn’t figured out background searches or the Internet.

Bloomberg, by the way, is mining news gold out of the tailings in the Trump slag heap. (See https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-05-10/trump-s-newest-wall-street-watchdog-sidesteps-ethics-scrutiny)

I wonder whether the outing of Otting came thanks to a $1.30 background search or thanks to a Dartmouth grad working for Bloomberg who recognized the lie.

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