Our American Class System

By Herb Bowie

Back in the 1970’s, Andy Warhol made this observation about American society:

What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you know that the President drinks Coke, Liz Taylor drinks Coke, and just think, you can drink Coke, too. A…