It's odd to describe the anti-Trump fight in terms of patriotism, because in America it's never considered patriotic to challenge the Republican Party.
A new (old and original) take on Woody Guthrie's classic.
The overall percentage of extremely proud poll respondents is down, but the right doesn't think that amounts to a decline in patriotism among Americans... "real" Americans, anyway.
So, 241 years ago we had that whole Declaration of Independence thing. The July 4th holiday is always a good time to think about what true patriotism is, and to think about history a little— especially about the lessons of history for the moment we are living in right now. Patriotism at its best is the kind that loves our country passionately, treasures what is great about it (which is a lot), but also looks honestly at our flaws, past and present, and resolves to make our nation better.
You can add this to the list of things Fox would rather be talking about than Russia interfering in our elections, or how Trump is going to stick it to the very voters that got him elected by rubber stamping the Republicans' economic agenda.
Fox's Neil Cavuto and his panel ask if Wonder Woman is "less American" because the producers of the new movie didn't make her outfit red, white and blue.
We're just over 100 days in...and Trump is infuriating/exhausting. But there have been some successes! RESIST!
He urges folks to stay and join The Resistance, aptly named.
Unlike the definitions given by wall-building, gun-toting, xenophobic bigots in the GOP, Reich's definition makes sense.
I reluctantly find myself accepting the notion that the Confederate flag's biggest fans are lying to themselves.
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