John Hoffmire: How the poor view the rich and relate to the American Dream


Protestors celebrating the one year anniversary of the Occupy Movement march down Market Street to the financial district in San Francisco, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.

Ben Margot, Associated Press

SummaryThe core of the American Dream — equality of opportunity and rewards commensurate with efforts and abilities — has enchanted millions of people across the globe.The core of the American Dream — equality of opportunity and rewards commensurate with efforts and abilities — has enchanted millions of people across the globe. However, it is important to assess whether the reality bears out that ideal. Although two-thirds of Americans (69 percent) agree with […]