class matters?

I disagree very strongly with this OP-ED BY DAVID MOBERG in which he argues that class and race limitations are holding more Americans back than ever before.

We still have terrible problems with racism, but I believe classism is at an all-time low in this country. Anyone can now get into the country club...or the co-op building...or the chi chi preschool, if they have the funds. At one time, there were more explicit class barriers; you had to have the right last name and the funds.

I'm one of those patriotic progressives -- the kind many conservatives like to say don't exist -- who believes in the promise and reality of the American dream. It happens every day, all around us.

Moberg is flat wrong. 

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