Thomas Sowell writesAmong the many sad signs of our time are the current political and media attacks on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia for speaking the plain truth on a subject where lies have been the norm for years.

The case before the High Court is whether the use of race as a basis for admitting students to the University of Texas at Austin is a violation of the 14th Amendment’s requirement for government institutions to provide “equal protection of the laws” to all.