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Lily Tomlin

It's time for a different perspective on this page

So here we are. Peeking around the curtain before tentatively stepping onto the printed stage.

To most everyone's surprise, some people's anger and other people's delight, The Sun offered me the opportunity to write a weekly op-ed column. It's unlikely that anyone was more shocked at this development than I was.

One accusation made against liberals in academe and the media is that while they preach the joys and benefits of racial and sexual diversity, they shun diversity of thought - political opinions that contradict their own. Suffice it to say that over the years there have been significant and sometimes well-publicized differences of opinion between the folks on North...