Two weeks ago eight kids won the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The headlines and the think pieces proclaimed “The OctoChamps Broke the Bee!” and lauded “The Kids Who Beat the Dictionary.” It’s a very American narrative — it’s billed as an unprecedented triumph of ingenuity and perseverance. Really it’s an entirely predictable goat rodeo borne of intense media coverage and class stratification. I happened to have a ring side seat because my daughter…