Photo Rick Goff died last month. He was smart, talented and hard working. But from birth he lacked opportunity. Credit Susan Seubert for The New York Times YAMHILL, Ore. — We like to boast of America as the “land of opportunity,” and historically there is truth to that.
“We have never been a nation of haves and have-nots,” Senator Marco Rubio once declared . “We are a nation of haves and soon-to-haves, of people who have made it and of people who will make it.”
That’s a lovely aspiration, the vision that brought Rubio’s father to the United States — and […]