The article lays out a case that the opposite is true. Lay out your case please.
Don't know what oldbrowser's case is or how he would reply, but I assert that this article makes only the case that, if you want to really break your ass and become "top dog," an Ivy League degree is not necessary.
However, this says nothing about the vast swathes of middle echelon drones who want to ensconce themselves in a cushy sinecure with a minimum of effort, based largely upon name-recognition rather than performance.
Many presidents of the United States of America (Presidents) have gone to Ivy league schools:
John Quincy Adams
Rutherford B. Hayes (Law School)
Franklin D. Roosevelt
John F. Kennedy
George W. Bush (Business School)
William Howard Taft
Gerald R. Ford
George H. W. Bush
George W. Bush