Thursday, November 1, 2012

Is America Exceptional?

A brilliant piece about American Exceptionalism and the difference between liberals and conservatives. Here's an excerpt...

"Nor are most Americans subject to the accompanying passion for economic egalitarianism that made for the spread of socialism in other countries. What explains the absence of that levelling passion is that it has been starved by the opportunities America has afforded millions upon millions to better their lot and the advantage they have been free to take of those opportunities—which in turn explains how unprecedented and unmatched levels of prosperity have been created here and how they have come to be shared more widely here than anywhere else."

Click below for the full article...

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