Yesterday, President Obama said that the rich in the US were lucky. They didn’t get to where they got by anything other than being helped, and a little luck.
This is a slight bending of the truth.
Big government types like to point out how a teacher helped, how people get to work because of roads or rails or planes, and how the government or government program paved the way for them. The idea is all they had to do was show up.
They are wrong.
It is enormously difficult to be highly successful. It...