Our "Everyone Gets a Trophy" Economy

By John Tamny   RealClearMarkets

“The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.” – Herbert Spencer

Any conversation with parents of school-aged children often turns to activities in the classroom and on the field. In U.S. schools today there’s a concerted effort afoot to make everyone as equal as possible. While various affirmative action programs have been around for decades to compensate for unequal abilities, in school seemingly no one loses anymore

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