I've been meaning to comment on this for several days. It is an American staple and is by no means a meaningless sentiment, but come on... Both of these guys have IO's of over 140, and only 44 people out of more than 1 billion who have lived in the history of this nation have ever reached the level they they have. As you point out, only a couple dozen have done so without the power of birthright. So, "anyone" can...?
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