Americans Scoff at American Dream by a 2-1 Margin

Hamilton Nolan · 12/11/13 10:26AM

"The American Dream" was a popular fairy tale of the latter half of the 20th century, featuring a plucky-but-average citizen triumphing over the circumstances of his birth in a golden-hued land of opportunity. Modern Americans seem almost embarrassed their forefathers ever embraced such a myth.