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Reader’s Comment of the Day: Perhaps these pampered students would pay back their Rhodes scholarships


In response to, Laura Perrins: Toddler tantrum award of the week. The witless Oriel students targeting Cecil Rhodes’s statue, PerplexedSardine wrote:

If they are so very principled as to want nothing to do with Rhodes, I suggest they resign their studies, and repay any Rhodes Scholarships they may have taken so that someone more grateful can benefit from his charity.

Admittedly, if I were Cecil Rhodes’s ghost, I’m not sure I’d want to be associated with them either…

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