How Fares The Dream?

01/16/2012 08:08 am ET
  • PAUL KRUGMAN nytimes.com

When we observe Martin Luther King's Birthday, we have something very real to celebrate: the civil rights movement was one of America's finest hours, and it made us a nation truer to its own ideals. Yet if King could see America now, I believe that he would be disappointed, and feel that his work was nowhere near done.

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