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Our Homegrown Cult of Personality

The Alumni Magazine, normally an outpost of rectitude in a sea of puffery, seems to have gone all in for the Cult of Kim in its latest edition. Can anyone remember the DAM running a two-page spread devoted to a photomontage of the College’s President?

Kim Hero.jpg

In addition, compare the painted portrait accompanying the edition’s Kim interview with the recent photo below of our President. It seems that a socialist realist sensibility has restored our leader’s hair.

Kim Hair2.jpg

One cannot help but detect the hand of Kim’s Chief of Staff, the Machiavellian David Spalding, in such a radical departure from form for the magazine. Spalding supervises the publication.

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