Charles Murray, with the American Enterprise Institute, told members of the fourth annual Western Conservative Summit that America is slipping into a state of European Social Class structure. This has less to do with politics according to Murray, and more to do with a deterioration of American’s humility.
Murray explained to the crowd that America is slowly becoming divided, not just on class and socioeconomic status, but along a myriad of societal lines. The 13 contiguous zip codes that surround Washington DC, for example, are home some of the wealthiest people in America. Murray’s broader point was that Americans are beginning to isolate themselves within their classes, and detach themselves from the greater American experiment.
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