American Exceptionalism, Or Not

Listen to this episode: {play} {/play} Podcast: Play in new window Aaron Sorkin's new show, The Newsroom, got off to a big start - challenging the myth that America is the greatest nation on the planet.  On this, the eve of Independence Day, we'll ponder, discuss and perhaps even argue that premise, beginning here:   On the show and in the reviews, Jeff Daniels' character's amazing speech is attributed to a "meltdown".  I say it's a rare show of honesty from a profession that, more and more, ignores the truth in favor of rhetoric. Today, on the Randi Rhodes Show, [...]