Love this song and sentiment. Getting close to this being reality, but not quite there yet.
Also, I can’t wait until more Americans begin to value and demand good character in their leaders again. That’d be nice.
Disappointing. Unfortunately there are people on both sides that would make such arguments (the “support X and you’re an idiot” part).
The common man is the majority, and I long for the day when he is able to present a civil, well-thought-out argument.
From the transcript at TBO.com.
Blockquotes are Mitt’s words, followed by my response to the quote.
I wish President Obama had succeeded because I want America to succeed. But his promises gave way to disappointment and division.
It was neither his promises nor the disappointment that gave way to division. We did that ourselves, and continue to do so, with the political culture/climate we keep alive. The division is caused by our tendency to perpetuate the following:
An article about competing myths in politics.
The two sides of the coin representing what it means to be an American. I’ve got a foot on each side. It’d be better for our country if more of us were open to that.