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In 2008, America Stopped Believing in the American Dream

The Great Recession has proved to be a more lasting existential threat to the country than the 9/11 terrorist attack

An Occupy Wall Street protestor wears a variety of protest slogans. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

By Frank Rich

If you were standing in the smoldering ashes of 9/11 trying to peer into the future, you might have been overjoyed to discover this…

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