“Shades of Gray” is the piece Neomi Rao wrote for The Yale Herald, October 14, 1994. Click on the link; read and judge it for yourself rather than depending on select quotes by folks with an agenda unrelated to what Neomi Rao meant.
[i] Cruz said, “I have two daughters. I certainly intend to give them the advice not to drink to excess. And it is unquestionably true that any student that drinks to the points of getting drunk and losing control risks being a victim, risks being vulnerable.”
[ii] Neomi Jehangir Rao, whom President Trump has nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
[iii] Unfortunately, common sense isn’t all that common. Mix that with partisan politics trying to get one over on the other side, and none are able to mean what they meant.