Been a while since I read Dreams of My Father

But Meaningful Distraction flags this point from Maureen Dowd:

McCain knows he's the affirmative action scion of admirals who might not have gotten through Annapolis without being a legacy. Obama didn't even tell Harvard Law School that he was black on his application.

Is this true? The part about Obama. If so, it's fascinationg

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