the 99 percent and the 1 percent

I made a mental note of an article in The Atlantic (I think it was The Atlantic), one I didn’t read but could gauge the headline’s premise with the supposition that the details don’t matter — calling College Athletics a welfare program supporting the upper income classes.  Think about it: we know the assortment of people (and on scholarship) from “the hoods” and whatnot playing the high profile football and basketball — but what is the income base for a high school that has a water polo or rugby or equestrian sports program?
As it were, as a new college scandal pops up — a star of Full House representative of someone paying her offspring into college off of a phony academic sports record! –  I now wonder if the writer for the Atlantic (I think it was the Atlantic) wasn’t trying for a bigger story, but couldn’t quite get the goods.

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