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Is diversity a strength, and should strength be a core value?

What if diversity isn't our strength?

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he scolded the president for saying something scatological about certain countries and their emigrants. "Diversity has always been our strength," Graham allegedly said. By my very rough count, this makes Graham the bazillionth person to proclaim some variant of "diversity is strength."

But is it true? I think the only close to right answer is, "It depends." Specifically, it depends on which (often clichĂŠd) analogy

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