Saturday, January 15, 2011

William Galston’s Advice to Obama: Articulate American Exceptionalism | The Weekly Standard

William Galston’s Advice to Obama: Articulate American Exceptionalism | The Weekly Standard
Galston’s prescription for Obama is a comprehensive agenda built on the dual foundation of long-term fiscal stability and economic growth. To make this agenda most effective, however, Galston urges the president to articulate a rare sentiment among his progressive political allies: American exceptionalism. Gallup reported as recently as December 22 that 80 percent of Americans believe “the U.S. has a unique character which makes it the greatest country in the world.” Only 58 percent think that President Obama shares their belief.
And how many Unitarian Universalist share the belief?

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