Leon Kass, You Silly Ass!
Please stop denying you tilted the bioethics panel.
In addition, the earlier version noted that Blackburn missed about as many meetings as James Q. Wilson, a political scientist formerly of Harvard and the University of California Los Angeles. While this is true, Chatterbox was unaware when he wrote that Wilson missed the meetings due to illness. The comparison between Blackburn's and Wilson's absenses has therefore been excised. Return to the corrected passage.
Timothy Noah is a former Slate staffer. His book about income inequality is The Great Divergence.