David Brooks—the former conservative—skewered the University of Missouri St. Louis yesterday. Brooks wasn’t aware, and UMSL administrators don’t read. But some of us caught it.
Brooks wrote of _The Missing Fifth._ **Did you know that 20 percent of American men in their primes don’t work? **
Americans should be especially alert to signs that the country is becoming less vital and industrious. One of those signs comes to us from the labor market.