Large numbers of people say they believe in American Exceptionalism. But how does that help us solve any of our very real and growing problems? Plus it can lead to overconfidence and arrogance, such as the various wars we are not winning. Also, politicians on both parties often use this as a ploy to divert attention from real issues.
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