Friday, July 22, 2011

Larry Summers on the Winkelvoss twins

But the remarks that have had the most play were ones in which he responded to the question "So was that scene in 'The Social Network' true?"

"One of the things you learn as a college president is that if an undergraduate is wearing a tie and jacket on Thursday afternoon at 3:00, there are two possibilities," Summers said. "One is that they're looking for a job and have an interview. The other is that they are an asshole."

"This was the latter case," he said.
--Leanna Ehrlich, Harvard Crimson, on what not to wear as an undergrad