I haven't done much writing here of late. Oddly, I've been writing blog length replies over at the Defector sports blog. Defector is more like a sports and politics and life and whatever the hell else they feel like writing blog. Anyway, I thought I'd move one of those over here.
In response to this post by Lauren Theisen (formerly of the University of Michigan) I wrote the following (if you click through you can see the kind replies, including by Ms. Theisen). Anyway the comment stands alone nicely so I'll reproduce it here (also in case it is paywalled):