That's not the case in countries with authoritarian rulers who want to believe that America is just like them.
It will empower the state and will divide rather than unite Americans.
Douglass recognized that embracing freedom and liberty is a process that will continue to unfold and expand over time.
Since the beginning of the republic, nationalists have warned that because America is exceptional, it faces constant danger.
John Kerry called it like it is, and neocons are throwing a tiresome fit.
Origins of American Prosperity: The Varied Viewpoints