Once upon a time, white male Protestants ruled the roost. You got into a fancy school if your father had gone to the fancy school. You got a job at a white-shoe law firm or climbed the corporate ladder if you golfed at the right club.
"The Strange Failure of the Educated Elite" is from the May 28, 2018 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by David Brooks and narrated by Kristi Burns.